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It is with a feeling of satisfaction that the staff oi 
the 1917 Spectator completes its labors and submits the 
finished product to you, men and women of A. H. S., may 
it be deemed worthy of its predecessors. 

Through four years of labors we have plodded the 
devious paths to knowledge, yet we do not deem our ex- 
periences to be wholly devoid of pleasure and excitement. 
At one time or another we have contended with exam- 
inations and grades ; with cupid (in both faculty and 
class) ; with parties (at rare intervals) ; and at times with 
scarlet fever. Still other events too personal to men- 
tion have had their share in relieving the monotony in- 
cident to gathering the material necessary to a success- 
ful publication. 

We have endeavored to deal with matters in a just 
and unprejudiced manner and with malice and injustice 
towards none. Unburdened with false ideals it has been 
our sole purpose from the start to preserve m permanent 
form those events and features of school life, around 
which school activities crystallize. May this book serve 
the purpose for which it is intended — a retrospect of our 
our years at A. H. S. 

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edicated bij tlie Class oi 1917 
to our {riend ana teaclier 


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Samuel Brooks 

Business Manager 

Newton Dygert 

Advertising Managers 

Claude Reese 

Literary Editor 

St. Clair Van Auken 


Leo L. Bair 

Emily Waugh 


Wilma Johnson 


Alary Ogden 


Carlton Smith 


Deloss Goodale 

Dorthea Cline 

Neta Somerlott 

Lucile Carptenter 


Marian Croxton 

Valta Carver 

Vera Myers 

Donald Stuller 

Carlton Fink 

Clara Hirsh 


Rebecca Utter 

Edna Spade 

Ethel Eckert 

Florace McCool 

1 . Louise Hetzler 



Freshmen are allowed to take only three major subjects, English, Al- 
a^ebra, and either Latin or German. For a fourth subject, Domestic Sci- 
ence is offered the girls and Drawing and Vocational Guidance for the 
boys. A year's successful work gives two credits for each subject. 

The English work is composition. Rhetoric and Classics. 

The Latin Course is the study of the forms and compisitions. 

The German course is the study of the fundamentals and the reading 
of "Im Vaterland." 

General Science and Botany is ofifered in the first year and Art and 
Music are required for out-of-town students. 


Sophomores are required to take four major subjects. English, Alge- 
bra and Geometry II, and a year's continuation of the language started in 
the first year, are re(|uired. For a fourth subject. Agriculture, and Ancient 
History are ofifered. Music and Art are ofifered but not required, these sub- 
jects being optional also in the Junior and Senior years. 

The English work is the History of American Literature and Classics, 
also oral and written compositions. 

The German II is the reading of "Im Vaterland," "Immensee," "Ger- 
melshausen," "Hoher als die Kirche." and "Der Sindenbaum." 

The Latin II is the reading of Caesar's Gallic Wars, and composition 


In the third year, two subjects are required, English and Geometry III. 
Either Physics must be taken this year or Chemistry in the Senior year. 
German HI, Commercial Arithmetic and Com. Law, and History HI are 
ofifered for a fourth sul)ject. 

The English work consists of the History of English Literature and 
Classics, and oral and written compositions. 

The German work is the reading of "Die Jungfrau von Orleans," "Das 
Edle Blut," and "Der Fluch der Schonbeit." 


The only required subject for Seniors is American History and Civic^. 
For the other three subjects, there are ofifered English IV, Bookkeeping, 
Com. Arithmetic and Com. Law, Chemistry, and Typewriting. 

The English work is the study of Classics. 

Thirty credits are required now for graduation. — Lit. Editor. 


ADOLPH J. SEIBEL — Superintendent — 

"Si" — "Get tliat, folks." 

Made a profitable change in the teach- 
ers' profession — he quit. Insurance soon. 
Likes a touch of danger in his life — sug- 
gests Gene Stratton-Porter to Miss Powell 
for English Classics readings. 

HEYMAN B. ALLMAN — Principal — "H. 

B." — "I'm so busy!" 

Very fond of work, (such as literary 
programs, Declamations and Debates) 
when the kids do it. Will second the 
Supt's. "Throne of Purple" next year. May 
he reign long and as well as "Si"! Great 
for athletics too. 

structor — "Well, for — rrr the dear 

Next to "Dad," she has been with us 
the longest. An excellent English teach- 
er. Specializes in Oral Composition and 
themes. We fear she is not faithful to the 
accepted text, but "Long's" for "Halleck." 

H. H. KEEP — Science Instructor — "Daddy 
Keep" — "Not so noisy, folks!" 
An old hand at the business. When in- 
terviewed as to length of service said, "0 
Gosh! I don't know until I count it up; 
it's about 40 or 45 years though!" It is 
45 years. Likes to inflict long and frci- 
qiipnt tests and arduous note-books on his 
"young folks." 

Instructor — "Mother" — "I'll send you 

right to the A. R., if ." 

It is fortunate indeed that it is rarely 
necessary that "Mother's" threats be ex- 
ecuted, for if they were we should have 
a "Reign of Terror" in A. H. S. But withal 
she is a "Mighty good old girl," and to her 
is due much of the credit for the "Spec- 
tator" drawings. She soon expects to en- 
ter the swirl of society life at Washington, 
as befits the wife of a Congressman. 

VERNE Q. JONES — Latin and Manual 
Training Instructor — "Boney Jones." 
It is claimed he made a quick action 
once in his life — he stepped on a hornets' 

nest when he was a barefoot boy ! 

Catches innocent Freshmen and innocu- 
lates them with the deadly Latin germ. Al- 
so Manual Training teacher to the sev- 
enth, eighth and ninth grade boys. 

stiuctor — Has no nickname or favorite 

This is her first year in A. H. S., but she 
conceals the fact very well. Not heard of 
much, which is a good sign, and is well 
liked by all, including her "German" 

FRvNNK T. BLOUGH — Music Instructor 
— "Blooey" — "University of Alabama." 
Wie'der of the baton in H. S. Chorus, 
aiul in the Grades. Guards the Victrola 
clcF.ely, and never allows it to shriek in 
the A. R. First year in A. H. S. "A pret- 
ty good scout." 

JOYCE V. CREEL — Domestic Science 

Instructor — "Skinney." 

Tliis is the teacher who teaches the girls 
of A. H. S. how to take perfectly good gro- 
ceries rvnd produce, well ! Also teaches 

the H. S. and Grade girls how to do the 
"Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Sol- 
diers" stunt. 



President Claude Reese 

Vice-President Samuel Brooks 

Secretary Martha Kankamp 

Treasurer Walter Goodwin 

Historian Deloss Goodale 

Poet Edna Spade 

Prophets Wayland Seely and Martha Kankamp 


"Perseverance Conquers All." 

Colors Flower 

Green and White White Rose 


Credits 34% — "Sammie" — 
Senior Dramatics — Editor-in- 
Chief of Spectator '17. 

"Sammie" has displayed his 
great skill in supervising the 
Spectator. Is the best liked 
boy of our class. Usually takes 
things as they come and al- 
ways willing to help his class- 


Credits 33 — "Newt" — 
Business Mgr. of Spectator '17 
— Senior Dramatics — S. 0. S. 
Debating Club. 

"Newt" sure is of Irish de- 
scent and he shows this by his 
part in the class play. He also 
plays the violin and is good at 


Credits 35 — "Bun" — Sen- 
ior Class Pres. — Salutatorian — 
B. B. '17. Baseball '16, '17 
— Spectator Staff — Senior Dra- 

"Bun" as our Class Pres. 
has acted very nobly in this 
capacity. He has helped con- 
siderably with the business 
part of the Spectator. He re- 
ceived the honor of second 
place in the four year's stand- 


Credits 3 3 — "Rit" — Spec- 
tator Staff '14, '17 — Senior 
Dramatics — Girls' Glee Club 

"Rit" participates in all so- 
cial affairs. Music is her spec- 
ialty and she intends to make 
this her profession. She is al- 
so known to the Seniors as 
"Aunt Nina." 


Credits 3 4 — "Dodo" — Vale- 
dictorian — B. B. '17 — Class 
Historian — Spectator Staff '17. 

"Dodo" is the quietest mem- 
ber of our Class — Seldom say- 
ing what he thinks. He is one 
of the two that have remained 
throughout the 12 grades. He 
well deserves the honor of the 
highest standing in his four 
years work. 


Credits 31i/^ — "Johnny" — 
Spectator staff '17 — Senior 

"Johnny" is a very active 
•nember of our class. Always 
willing to do her part. Her 
recitations are characterized 
by her beginning them with 


Mary Ogden — Credits SSVz 
— "Mary" — Spectator Staff 
'14-'16-'17 — Girls' Glee Club. 

Mary has a very amiable 


Credits 331/2 — "Smithy" — 
Spectator staff '14, '16 — His- 
torian '16 — Yell leader — Sen- 
ior Dramatics — S. O. S. De- 

"Smithy" is a very active 
member of the Senior Class. 
His most notable characteristic 
is that of holding his hands in 
his pockets. One of the two 
that have remained through 
the 12 grades. 


Credits 331/2 — "Bill" — 
Spectator Staff — B. B. '17. 

"Bill" is the v^^ittiest girl of 
our class. Everything is a 
joke to her. She too will car- 
ry the honors of A. H. S. in- 
to deserted parts of the West. 


Credits 331/2 — "Goody" — 
Track '17 — Capt. of B. B. 
'17 — B. B. '15, '16. 

"Goody" is our star for- 
ward and will be missed in H. 
S. Athletics. He delights in 
teasing those around him. 


Credits 3 9 — "Ed" — Vice- 
Pres. Girls' Glee Club '17 — 
Spectator staff '17 — - Mgr. of 
Girls B. B. '17 — Senior dra- 

"PM" declares that she will 
teach in the wild and wooly 
west and carry the honors of 
A. H. S. into the uncivilized 
world. She also directs the so- 
cial activities of the Class. She 
started in the first grade at 
A. H. S. 


Credits 33% — B. B. '14, 15, 
'16. Track team '17. Senior 

"Seely" is our class prophet 
and proves that he is capable 
of holding his position. He is 
the Senior star at track. 


Credits 331/2 — "AUie" — 
Girls' Glee Club, 17. 

"Allie" is one of our new 
members of the Class. She has 
shown us that she has the abil- 
ity to do things and do them 
well. She is the tallest girl 
in the class. 


10 - 

"Neutzy" — S. 

O. S.. 

"Neutzy" joined us as a 
Freshman. He is a very stu- 
dious fellow and deserves much 
credit. He intends to teach, 
school this coming year. 


Credits 33 — "Lucy" — B. 
B. '17. 

"Lucy" is one of our new 
members of the class. She is 
noted for being tardy morn- 
ings and to classes. Doesn't 
care much for social activities. 
Where Lucile goes her cuticle 
knife is sure to follow. 


Credits 30 — "Guilty" — Sen- 
ior Dramatics — B. B. '16 and 
'17 — Track '17. 

"Guilty" is noted as being 
the funniest boy in our class. 
He also received the honor of 
guard on the all-district team. 


Credits 30% — "Unevent- 
ful" — Finkie." 

"Finkie's" mind and inter- 
ests center in LaGrange. Also 
has fascination for lending his 
class ring to Juniors. 


Credits 32 1/^ — "Tubbie" — 
Track Team '17 — H. S. Quar- 
tet '16 — Senor Dramatics. 

"Tubbie" acquitted himself 
at putting the shot and throw- 
ing the discus at the County 
Fair. He also rendered his 
services in taking the snap- 
shots for the Seniors. 


Credits 331/2 — "Pearl." 
"Pearl" is one if the most 
modest members of the class. 
She is noted for always having 
her lessons, and can be depend- 
ed upon. 


Credits 3 2 1/2 — "Lethie" — 
Played center of B. B. Team 
'17 — Senior dramatics. 

"Lethie" promises to be one 
of the best representative 
teachers of our class. Her 
records show her to be among 
the first five in general aver- 
ages. One of the four that 
started in school at A. H. S. 


Credits 311/2 — "Grandma" 
— Girls' Glee Club '17 — Sen- 
ior Dramatics. 

"Grandma" is our smallest 
Senior, but she has a mind of 
her own. When she gets fuss- 
ed she cries in a deadly voice, 
"Oh, shoot!" 


Credits 34 i^ — "Mattie" — 
Sec. '17. S. O. S. Debating Club. 
Senior Dramatics. 

"Mattie" lias filled many of- 
fices in our class. Her record 
of third place in the four yea's 
average is one well worth the 
required effort. She is noted 
for her temper, and it isn't eas- 
ily quelled. 


Credits 371/2 — "Pears" — 
City Band — S. O. S. Pres. — 
Spectator staff '17 — Senior dra- 

"Pears" is noted for his lit- 
erary ability and his use of 
big words, also for his debates 
and hot discussions. His gen- 
eral average places him at 
fourth place. 


Credits 3 4 — "Waugh" — 
Girls' Glee Club '17 — B. B. 
Captain '17 — Spectator '17 — 
Pres. of Class '16 — Senior dra- 

"Waugh" is one leading so- 
cial authority. Likes parties 
and dances all in a whirl. 


Credits 3 2i^ — "Pealie" — 
City Band — Hospital Corps. 

"Pealie" is our soldier 
brave; while on the border he 
lost some of his superfluous. 
Brings his dinner to school in 
a sack. He contributed valu- 
able assistance to the art de- 


Credits 33 — "Dora" — Pres. 
Girls' Glee Club — Spectator 
Staff '17 — Senior Dramatics. 

"Dora" claims the honor of 
being the prettiest girl in our 
class. She has a very deter- 
mined character but is liked by 


Credits 341/2 — Track team 
'17 — Spectator Staff '17 — 
Treas. of Class '16 — Senior 

"Bair" claims the record of 
never being tardy or absent 
during his four years in high 
school. Also claims that water 
is wet. 

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Credits 33 — "Aub" — Sen- 
ior Dramatics. 

Aubrey started to school as 
a Freshman with the rest of 
us. He has quietly stayed 
throughout these four years 
with us and hardly ever has 
much to say. 


Class P 

ass i oem 

This Senior class 

You can't surpass 

For you know we're very keen 
Twelve years we've toiled 
Our aim not spoiled 

In this class of seventeen. 

Would you believe 

That we conceive 
The plan so wondrous bold — 

To occupy 

A place so high 
As Washington did hold? 

We're very proud 

Of our Senior crowd 
"Perseverance conquers all," 

To our motto true 
We'll stick true blue 
When duties do us call. 

The Juniors may wait 

For their chance to debate 
In that class of English IV, 
And the Sophs will leave 
What the Freshmen believe 
An honor of the seats on the floor. 

But for green and white 

We'll always fight 
To our colors we'll ever be true 
A class for fun 
Our honors won 
To our teachers these honors are 

A Senior Propliecij 

H^ )^ 1^ lift 

In 191 7 it would have been, without doubt, one of the most absurd things 
to think that Edna Spade could ever be our mighty county sheriff, and after 
receiving a warrant from Emily Waugh, the prosecuting attorney, would go 
forth and arraign a hard-working farmer by the name of Robert Douglass for 
shearing sheep on Sunday^ And to think, that, coming before the court to re- 
ceive his unjust sentence he would meet the old janitor, Carlton Smith, who 
gladly greeted him with his favorite cigar, "The Burly Cub!" But all this 
has come to pass, strange as it may seem. 

Then, soon after this, he recognized the Honorable Judge, Martha Kan- 
kamp, who looked down upon poor Robert with a grim and surly look, 
when suddenly there was heard the stern voice of Letha Rozell, the lawyer in 
whom all hopes of freedom lay. Then to his mind came the question, "Could 
this great and noble prevaricator of the truth make this jury believe that he 
was merely doing his morning chores, instead of shearing sheep, when seen 
by Pearl Johnson, the great society leader, who was returning home in the 
wee hours of the morning, after a night at the club?" 

No, there was no chance, for there in the jury box he recognized Lucile 
Alvers, the crooked dealer in hay and grain, who had beat him out of his last 
year's crop. To her left was Nina Rittter, who was chairman of the most 
corrupt political party of the time. Farther on he saw Valta Carver, the 
noted suffragette leader, and there too was Mary O'gden, who had just re- 
turned from French Lick Springs, a noted gambling resort. , 

After taking the stand, he was sworn in by County Clerk Wilma John- 
i:ron, and the proceedings were recorded by the court reporter, Willa Griffith. 
Near the door he saw chief of police Alice Stayner, who had made herself 
famous by capturing the noted vagabond, Claude Reese, who persistently 
spit on the sidewalks. 

In the gallery he saw the reporter for the "Steuben Democrat," Dorthea 
Cline. Later he was conducted to the county jail by Sheriff Spade. 

In the jail he was surprised to see Sam Brooks, Paul Coy, the tough old 
veteran, and Walter Goodwin, all of whom had been arraigned for loafing 
while laying brick for the city on 87th street, near the south end of Fox Lake. 
Farther back in a dark dreary cell, he could dimly see St. Clair VanAuken 
and Aubrey Weiss, who were listening to one of the few women who still had 
a soft and gentle voice. Robert noticed on the wall the names of several un- 
fortunaee brothers, some of whom were George Hendry, Hobart Fink and Leo 
Bair, and further down along the wall, he was surprised and shocked to see 
in large black type the names of Newton Dygert and DeLoss Goodale, all 
five of whom had been likewise wrongly accused in this Court of Unjust 

Finally, when he retired on his cot which was hardened by the sweat of 
many other brothers, (likewise oppressed by this Court of Iniquity), he won- 
dered if his progenitors had fully realized the great burdens they had in- 
flicted upon the poor illterate and helpless men of the future, by passing the 
law which brought upon this great and glorious nation the iron rule of the 
Woman's Hand! — Class Prophet. 


Know all men by these presents that we. the undersigned, the Class of 
1917 of the Angola High School, being of sound mind and memory, do hereby 
make, publish and declare this to be our last will and testament, hereby re- 
moving and making void any other will by us at any time heretofore made : 

We, the Senior Class do will and bequeath our Senior dignity bequeath- 
ed to us by the Class of '14 to the present Emerald Freshmen, said dignity to 
be held in trust until said Freshmen attain sufficient age to handle the same 
without injury to themselves or others. 

To the High School at large we hereby give the right to reprimand any 
teacher showing insufficient respect to the pupils. 

We, the following, do make, publish and declare the sub-joined list of 
personal property in the following manner: 

I, Sam Brooks, do will to some unfortunate Junior, the worries, money 
losses, and profanity acquired by me as Editor-in-Chief of the '17 Spectator. 

I, Mary Ogden, do bequeath to Ethel Eckert, the right to aggravate my 
landlady with late callers. 

I, Paul Coy, do hereby give to Kenneth Boice, fifty pounds of my super- 
fluous flesh. 

I, Valta Carver, do will to Lucile Marks, my entrancing walk. 

I, Willa Griffith, do bequeath to Wilma Slade, my expressions of "Oh 
Shoot !" "Just Wait," and "O Dear." 

I, Edna Spade, do give over to Marie Ellis, my attractive freckles. 

I, Claude Reese, do will and bequeath some of my burdensome brain to 
Frank Robertson, knowing same will be appreciated. 

I, Lucile Myers, do betjueath my great personal charms and natural 
attractiveness to Ruth Zabst. 

' ' I, Martha i\ankamp, do will my violent tenqjcr +0 Grace Stiefel. 

I, St. Clair VanAuken, do will and bequeath to Emmet Parrot, my holy 
and dangerous privilege of holding violent verbal combats with Miss Powell 
at any time, on the sole condition that said privilege be used only for the ben- 
efit of an oppressed and downtrodden race. 

I, Letha Rozell, do will my ability as a school teacher to Elizabeth 

I, Wilma Johnson, do bequeath my modesty and sweet disposition to 
Pauline Hanselman. 

I, Emily Waugh, do resign my charms as a hostess to Irma Garrett. 

I, Alice Stayner, do will and bequeath one foot of my superfluous height 
to Louise Hetzler, 

I, Dorothy Cline, do -bequest my ability to be tardy to Alma Webb. 

We, Aubrey Weiss and DeLoss Goodale, do will and bequeath to Harry 
Holderness and Lawrence Whittinger. our multitudinous duties and mani- 
fold calls, acquired by us in our position as the Society Kings of A. H. S. 

I, Walter Goodwin, do will my great ability in athletics to Claude Clark. 

I, George Hendry, do will and bequeath my ability as a comedy actor to 
Bruce Boyers. 

I, Carlton Smith, do give to Esther Harmon, my lovely complexion and 
silky hair. 

I, Leo Bair, do will my indolence to Richard Pence. 

I, Hobart Fink, do bequeath my ability as a cook to Clara Hirsch, 
knowing it may be needed. 

I, Wayland Seeley, do will my talent as a B. B. star to Enos Parsell. 

I, Xina Ritter, do be(}ueath my blushing tendencies to Gaylord Grain. 

I, Newton Dygert, do will my beloved lavender socks to Gomer Shank, 
provided that he wears said socks at least six weeks in succession. 

We, the undersigned, do nominate and appoint Adolph Seibel, executor 
of this our last will and testament, and desire that he be allowed by the Couri 
in which this will is probated, to perform his duties as executor without being 
required to give bond. 

IX WITXESS WHEREOF, we have subscribed our names and caused 
our seal to be affixed, this tenth day of April, in the year nineteen hundred 


Medlev) of Hall Gossip 

For four long, weary years we have ridden behind the Freshman mules, 
guided the Sophomore jitney, floated in the Junior submarine, and are now 
about to depart on a long journey with the Seniors' flying machine. We have 
emerged from the trouble and worry of those tedious years without be- 
coming discouraged. Upon looking through our records I find that we have 
done well to note the more important events which will be worthy of a page in 
our "Spectator." I find that people that behave like children must be treated 
as such. That the girls and a number of the boys of the Senior class enjoy 
mid-half day lunches. That a certain girl in the Freshman class very much 
annoys a Freshman boy. That we are beginning to fear the assembly room 
floor has infantile paralysis. That Bill and Claude know the voice of an 
alarm clock when they hear it. That the seats in room B resemble will-o'- 
wisps. That the A. H. S. has earned such wide fame that even unlicensed 
dogs attend it. That Wilma is trying to find out what Washington's recon- 
struction policy after the Civil War. That Mr. Keep has the impression 
that odors can be invisible to the nose. That Vera Myers thinks that it does 
not make any difference if your shoes are not blackened so long as there are 
no boys present. That Minard Rose will not sing a solo because he has a 
heart for the audience. That Edna S. votes a mixed ticket and woman suf- 
frage remains supreme. That Hobart F. is raising a family of ladybugs. 
That Leo Bair is noted for being very approximate. That Bair has an affinity 
for limberger and limberger for Bair. That later in life Edna and Peeley 
are going to go into partnership and buy a peanut ranch. That Lucile Myers 
has lost her formula for face paint. That scarlet fever rages. That Goodie 
doesn't like to be told to go to thunder. That Nina walks two miles to ride 
a quarter of a mile in a flivver. That Sam thinks we can refine oil by means 
of a cream separator. That Miss Powell and St. Clair have had another 
word battle. That Seeley is MARRIED. That Pearl thinks they have cork- 
ers at Manilla harbor. That Mr. Keep is very cross the day after Easter, 
caused by eating too many eggs (we suppose). That Seeley votes that one 
wife is enough. 

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Class Officers 

President Bruce Boyers 

Vice-President Pauline Hendry 

Secretary Minard Rose 

Secretary Gonda Gares 

Class Poet i Lillian Taylor 

Historian Florence Mast 


Orange and Black. 

Class Motto. 

"Facta, non Verba." — "Deeds not Words." 


White Rose 

Class Roll. 

Paul Butz 
Grace Berlin 
Vera Callender 
Roscoe Crissinger 
Ethel Eckert 
Russell Flaishans 
Paul Graf 
Ora Harmon 
Bertha Johnson 
Vera Myers 
Hazel Newman 
Maurice Parsell 
Neta Reek 
Frank Tiffany 
Lawrence Whitinger 
Ruth Zabst 

Clarence Chrysler 
Rachel Bohner 
Robert Cole 
Donald Dutter 
Marie Ellis 
Irma Garrett 
Inez Griffin 
Harry Holderness 
Wade Libey 
Birdie Morrison 
Enos Parsell 
Dorthea Pence 
CJrace Stiefel 
Troas Wells 
Ikatrice Wilcox 


iinior \^la5S l oem 

The Junior class are we ! 

Have you not heard of us before? 
We're better than these three — 

Freshie, Senior and Sophomore. 
Perhaps this Junior Class 

O'er all the world will be renowned ; 
The fame of lad and lass 

Does now from lake to town resound. 
The boys are all so good — 

Never shirk their work or play. 
It's all well understood 

We're best no matter what you say. 
Musicians are we all ; 

If you have never heard us sing 
It's worth your time to call 

And hear the school with music ring. 
We like gymnasium drill, 

In basket-ball do we excel ; 
We're noted for our skill 

When duties do not us compel. 
Next year we'll Seniors be 

And you will have much reason to 
Feel proud of us ; you see 

All former Seniors we'll outdo. 

One Q/'yM>- ^^ ^^y^ 

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Class Officers. 

Chelsea P)rown President 

Wilma Slade Vice-President 

Mark Croxton Secretary-Treasurer 

Marian Ewers . Historian 

Carlton Fink Poet 

Class Roll. 

Oscar Parsons 
Floyd Lane 
Mildred Miller 
Byron Griffith 
Leon Rozell 
Emmet Parrot 
i^^reed Ettinc^er 
Donald Swift 
Bertan S wander 
Emmett McClue 
Hilda Cline 
Fvenneth Zimmer 
Laura Bates 
Donald Stuller 
Georoe Meyers 

Gomer Shank 
Clarence Harmon 
iVlartha Welch 
( lail Shou]) 
Lavornia Gres'.S,' 
Claude Clark 
Lucile Carpenter 
Russell Cravens 
Esther McClellan 
\lma Webb 
Mildred Stiefel 
Carlton Fink 
^'arian Ewers 
Wesley Ralston 
Lyle McBride 

Sopliomore Class Histonj 

In the year 1907, the present Sophomore class of the Angola High 
School started its school career, under the leadership of Miss Parish. We 
now have a class of thirty-six. Of this number fourteen began school to- 
gether and have been together through the ten years of our school life. The 
others have joined us in later years. 

When we entered the Freshmen class in 191 5, we were as green as any 
class that has entered High School. Our first year was uneventful and 
we were all glad when we ceased to be "Freshies" and became dignified 

A number of our boys and girls take an active part in school athletics, 
and our boys have won their share of the medals. Most all of us have the 
ability of getting low deportment grades but our average class grades rank 
well with the others. 

Two more years and then we shall leave school and take up our chos- 
en professions. We hope to have all of our class graduate with the highest 
honors in 1919. 




Place: In a Senior's chemistry test. 
Time: The present. 

The "Great Lover" bairs his heart in this manner (at first) 
"I would love to spoon 
By the light of the moon 
With my sweet little "June" (?)" 

With Love, 

ACT n. 

Place : Same, only further along. 

Time : A little later. 

But he evidently visits the D. S. Dept. in working hours, for he erupts 
thusly : i i . 

"Dear June : — I once had a great fondness for your beauty, but now as I 
have tasted your cooking, I can no longer call you my own. Yours without a 
struggle, " 



"Black Beauty" Wade Libey 

"Twice Told Tales" Donald StuUer 

"The Spy" Heyman Allman 

"The Light That Failed" Lawrence Whittinger 

"Sense and Sensibility" Rachel Bohner 

"We Two" Wayne Crandall and Edna Stettler 

"Cruel as the Grave" St. Clair VanA. 

"Simple Life" Claude Reese 

"Dancing Without An Instructor". .. .Robert Cole 

"Dressmaking Made Easy" Dora Cline 

"Encyclopedia of Wit and Wisdom". . . .Bill Carver 

"Book of Sweethearts" Harry Holderness 

"An Iron Will" Martha Kankamp 

"Character in Handwriting". .Emily W. and Sam B. 

"The Ne'er Do Well" Wayne Deller 

"Tarzen Of the Apes" Leo Bair 

"The Happy Family" '. . . .Robert and Gonda 

"In Search of a Husband" Marie Ellis 

"The Desired Woman" Deloss Goodale 

"The Call of the Wild" George Hendry 

"A Fool and His Money" Frank Robertson 

"'Webster's Unabridged" Minard Rose 

"The Flirt". Aubrey Weiss 

"Contrary Mary" Mary Ogden 

"Twinkle Chubbjus". .u Harcourt Sheets 

"The Bride's Fate" Wayland Seely 

"Not Like Other Girls" Miss Powell 

"Earth Trembled" Miss Creel 

"It Is Never Too Late to Mend" Mr. Seibel 

"Origin of Species" Ethel Eckert 

"Won By Waiting". Prof. Keep 

"Our Mutual Friend" Bert 

"Dove in the Eagle's Nest" Mr. Jones 

"The Little Minister" Glen Culver 

"The Faerie Oueen" Willa Griffith 

"Peck's Bad Boy" L. D. Grain 

"Freckles" Edna Spade 

"Music Master" Mr. Blough 

"Vanity Fair" Ruth Zabst 

"Heroes and Hero-Worship" Senior Class 


Class Officers. 

Wilma Powers President 

Marion Croxton Vice-President 

Wayne Crandall Treasurer 

Don Hammond Secretary 

Joan Heckenlively Historian 

Elizabeth Evans Poet 

Class Motto. 

"Semper Paratus." 


Red and Black. 

Red Rose, 

Class Roll. 

Ralph Redding- 
Harcourt Sheets 
Maud Rinehart 
Clarence Miller 
Clyde Spade 
Pauline Hanselman 
Nellie Frisbie 
Clayton Richner 
Frank Robertson 
Guy Bair 
Ethel Shippey 
Ronald Owens 
Kenneth Boice 
Glen Cole 
Fay Helm 
Clifton ]^letzgar 
Pauline Miller 
Glen Culver 
Ollie Bassett 
Glen Harmon 
Ethel Harmon 
Adelbert Shank 
Louis Holderness 
Clint Carpenter 

Lucile Mark 
Donald Creel 
Anna Daniels 
Wilma Cole 
Wayne Parsell 
Cora Baker 
Wavel Shoup 
Harold Zimmer 
Richard Pence 
Eleanor Terry 
Harold Martin 
Robert Utter 
Ray Glassburn 
Wilma Rinehart 
Afildred Fast 
Otto Mast 
Opal Sutton 
Herman Mast 
Manin McNall 
Hershell Snyder 
Willis Harmon 
Ardith Nichols 
Henry Richardson 

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Fresliman Class Poem 

On the shores of Education, 

In the old Angola high, 

Stood the desks and seats of Freshmen; 

Children of the Fates, the Freshmen. 

In from eighth grade filed some students, 

Filed some good and eager students, 

Filed the Freshmen of One-seven. 

Eagerly they sought the east side 

Took their books and worked in earnest, 

Never talking, never noisy. 

Dark behind them rose the low grades, 

Rose the dark and gloomy low grades, 

Rose the C's with lines behind them. 

Bright before them shown the good grades, 

Shown the bright and sunny good grades. 

Shown the A's with pluses after. 

Many things the teachers taught them 

In the classes there assembled. 
Taught them Algebra and Science, 
Science with its notes and notebooks. 

Taught the language of the Ancients, 
Warriors who when armed with war-clubs 

Fared away toward the north land. 

Gone in search of spoils and grain land. 

Taught them cases, tense and person, 

German script and Latin marking. 

Gave them drills in art and music, 

Freehand art and vocal music. 

English with its crooks and sharp turns, 

With its tests and dark blue text books. 

With its tales from outside readings, 

Paul Revere and Mattie Jenkyns ; 

Young Tom Brown and life at Rugby; 

Birch the spy ; and pirates' treasure ; 

Marmion and Clififord Pyncheon. 

They chose officers and colors, 

Chose the yell and motto, also. 

Acted carefully and quiet. 

As Freshmen classes all should do. 

Could you now but see those Freshmen ! 

Always full of mischief are they. 

Noisily they seek the east-side. 

Leave their books and play all day time. 

Always talking — never quiet. 

Oh ! Those wicked, horrid Freshmen, 

Oh ! Those dull and failing Freshmen ; 

Ever meaner, meaner, meaner 

In the assembly room behavior. 

But their mean and stubborn manner 

Came not of their own invention. 

Came from over toward the westward ; 

Came from Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, 

Elders who should show their pity ; 

Give their help and not their hindrance; 

Give a clear and easy pathway 

To the scholars there below them, 

To the Freshies of one-seven. 

When these Freshmen are the Seniors, 

Are the wise and knowing Seniors, 

Will they follow old example, 

Poor and faulty old example? 

They'll be good and noble Seniors, 

They'll be kind and helping Seniors, 

They'll be better, better, better 

Than the classes gone before them. 

Bravely will they seek their future, 

Seek the islands of a new life : 

Seek a new life full of promise 

Leave the last of stiuggling school days 

And seek a world with distant end. 

Fresnman Class Historij 

Nine years ago the Freshman class began its school career under Miss 
Tinkham with an enrollment of forty-one pupils. Throughout the grades 
we were privileged to have good teachers, and, although some of us may 
have failed to meet their anticipated desires, we have learned to appreciate 
their efforts, and to look back upon those days as happy ones. During 
these eight years some left for dififerent schools, while many others joined us. 

At the opening of the first semester this year we numbered sixty ; dur- 
ing the year six have dropped out, we can now boast of but fifty-four. Of 
these, seventeen were in the first year in 1908. 

It must be said that at the first of the year we made numerous mis- 
takes, felt rather conspicuous, out of place, and altogether presented a rather 
verdant appearance. But we have now grown much wiser in the ways of 
High School life, and are looking forward to the time when we shall cease 
to be "greenies" and shall have our fun with the Freshies. 

Our class has presented one of the best literary programs given this 
year, a fact which shows what we can do with the large amount of talent 
that we possess. Altogether we think we are one of the best classes that 
can be found anywhere, and feel justly proud of our accomplishments. 

It will not be long before we shall be known as Sophomores, with all 
the increased wisdom ( ?) which that name implies. 

We hope to create in the future such a high standard of character and 
intellect that the old A. H. S. will be proud to say to the members of the 
Class of 1920, "These are ours." 


President ;,. ■ •'• • •• • Frederic Graf 

Vice-President ......,........►'. Fred Latson 

Treasurer ••;:-• .••,•••• ^larvin Spade 

Secretary .",..,. . . . ... Esther x'Vndres 

Poet Catherine Frazier 

Plistorian , ,;._..,...,. . Beulah Boyers 

Class Prophet ........'.' Charles Crain 

Class Motto. 

"Where there is a will there's a way." 


Purple and Gold. 




Hipety Rip ! Hipety- Roar ! 

Purple and gold forever more. 
Rickety Ram ! Rickety Russ ! 

Eighth Grade ! That's us ! 

Bernice Adams 
Jennie Adams 
James Baker 
Martha Berlein 
Isabelle Berlein 
Beulah Boyers 
Lawrence Bohner 
Ralph Brown 
Irene Butz 
Hilda Carlin 
Ida Clark 
Helen Cline 
Leon Cole 
Rachel Cosner 
Charles Crain 
Alice Fackey 
Catherine Frazier 
Harold Garrett 
Frederic Graf 
Hazel Wisner 
Esther Andres 
Dorothy Wheaton 
Hugh Harman 

^felba Headly 
Gerald Hart 
Claude Hyatt 
Alable Hyatt 
Robert James 
Beulah Latson 
Ired Latson 
Leah Leininger 
Laura Leininger 
Alia Lininger 
Edith Lininger 
Ruth Lowther 
Ned Lowther 
Wilma Miller 
Marion Pillsbur}^ 
.\rthur Smith 
Marvin Spade 
Cieorge Stiefel 
Tiav Wagoner 
Caroll Wolfe 
Irene McClish 
lohn Keith 





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Motto. — "Where there's a will there's a way." 

The motto we've chosen is as old as the hills 
But nevertheless it is true. 
For but few things come to us by chance 
And our gain comes from what we do. 

If 'tis wealth we seek it can come but one way, 
And that is through earnest endeaver 
If happiness be the goal we desire. 
We must work for it now, and forever. 

If 'tis goodness of heart and trueness of life. 

We must follow the steps of the Master, 

P'or by watching our chance and doing His will, 

We can reach our desires much faster. 

But whatever our aim our efforts must be. 

Toward the goal whicli we seek day by day 

For in our work if we don't have the will. 

We never can then find the way. — Catherine Frazier. 



Gold and White 

Carl Freygan^ 
Anna Wert 
Alfred Evans 
Eloise Willis 
Ralph Williamson 
Bernice Cravens 
Ralph Jenkins 
Laura Baker. 
Vern Hoagland 
Genevieve Hendry 
Carl Irwin 
Yolande Miller 
Theodore Wood 
Ruth Cline 
Raymond Smith 
Wilma Sims 
John Rose 
Gladys Morrison 
Charles Bressler 
Bayne Morley 
Victor Adams 
Earl Greenly 
Harold Dolph 
Jeannette Hendry 
Francis Alspach 
Howard McKenzie 
Zora McNabb 

The Field Daisy 

Leslie Meek 
Estell Meek 
Allee Miller 
Wayne Swift 
Vera Bachelor 
Russel Rhinehart 
Russel Hart 
Vivienne Shuman 
Marvin Allion 
Nona Wilcox 
Marcellus Glassbroke 
Laurence Emerson 
Wayne Adams 
Ruth Wert 
Omar Smith 
Allien Taylor 
Leonard Slaybaugh 
Nellie Coleman 
Clarence Adams 
Wayne Adams 
William Dannels 
Pauline Ransberg 
Charles Frisbie 
Roma Bessie 
Karl Mast 
Roy Shoup 


Fifty-three in all are we 

Who in the Seventh Grade are due, 

And we all hope Seniors to be 

In nineteen twenty-two, 

A page in the Spectator was our aim ; 

Twenty-five subscriptions were required. 

We worked hard for these to gain 

To accomplish what we desired. 

We worked with all our might and main, 

With this great aim in view, 

We found our work was not in vain 

For we're all classmates true. 

We chose the daisy for our flower, 

With its colors of white and gold. 

White for purity, gold for power. 

Emblem of innocence we're told. 

Oh ! Class of gold and white ! 

This to you I say, 

That we were in the right 

When we wanted to have our way. 

North Ward 

Fourth Grade 

Third Grade 

J. SEIBEL Superintendent 

Eighth Grade. 

Fifth Grade 

Second Grade 

Seventh Grade 

First Grade 

Sixth Grade 



Junior Yeeur 

Died April 28, 1917 


Seventli Grade 
Died April 27, 1917 

In our youthful years we stand appalled and mute before the mysteries of Death. 
These winsome and beloved schoolmates have left us — God alone understands why. But 
their cheery words and happy smiles and noble characters will always be treasured in our 
memories of school days. 

There is a reaper whose name is 
And with his sickle keen 
He reaps the bearded grain at a 
And the flowers that grow be- 

"Shall I have nought that is fair?" 
said he; 
"Have nought but the bearded 
Though the breath of these flowers 
is sweet to me, 
I will give them all back agaiji." 

He gazed at the flowers with tear- 
ful eyes, 

He kissed their drooping leaves; 
It was for the Lord of Paradise 

He bound them in his sheaves. 

"The Lord hath need of these flow'- 
rets gay," 

The reaper said and smiled, 
"Dear tokens of the earth are they. 
Where He was once a child. 

"They shall all bloom in fields of 
Transplanted by my care. 
And saints, upon their garments 
These sacred blossoms wear." 

And the mother gave. In tears and 
The flowers she most did love; 
She knew she would find them all 
In the fields of light above. 

O, not in cruelty, not in wrath 
The reaper came that day; 
'Twas an angel visited the green 
And took the flowers away. 

— Longfellow. 




Domestic Science is a necessary subject for every girl in her high school 
or college course. Only a few years ago it was thought that all the knowl- 
edge a girl required in that subject could be obtained in her own home, but 
now it is an important subject in nearly every high school curriculum. The 
course usually consists of two departments — cookery and sewing. Milli- 
nery is sometimes included in the latter department. 

Seeing the necessity of this subject in the Angola schools, the Jordan 
property, north of the school building, was purchased, and the lower rooms 
were furnished last year. There are three rooms — a kitchen, a dining room, 
and sewing room. , 

The subject was offered to the four classes of high school this year. The 
Freshman class numbered about twenty-five, the Junior class three, and the 
Senior class six. The Freshman class is divided into two sections and the 
Juniors and Seniors are in the same class. Two days in the week are allowed 
for the subject. The textbook used is "Food and Cookery," by Martha L. 

On April 5, the Junior and Senior girls, assisted by Miss Creel, enter- 
tained the School Board and families — Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilder, Mr. and 
Mrs. Morton Pollock, Mr. and M!rs. Carl Redding, and Prof, and Mrs. Seibel 
— at dinner. This was the first effort of the class to entertain, and all the 
guests report, that it was a decided success. 

The girls have spent a ver}^ enjoyable as well as most profitable year in 
Domestic Science, and much credit is due Miss Creel for her supervision and 
her interest in the work. 

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When it comes to any big game 

With your team in deadly lock 
Wlien they're fighting for their colors 

Do you boost or do you knock ? 
If you're the booster you're the fellow 

But if you're throwing rocks 
You're no man for our High School 

We don't want the one that knocks. 
So when your team is fighting 

And you're helping them to lick 
You're the man that needs the praise 

When the other needs the kick. 

— E. E. S., '17. 

This has been the banner year for athletics in the Angola High School. 
The faculty and school board, realizing that organized and supervised play 
and games are as essential to the fullest development of a student's powers 
as diligent application during study hours, ofifered encouragement and ex- 
tended privileges to those interested in the various athletic sports. While 
our teams may not have been superior to those of other years, their play has 
been characterized by a fine spirit of sportmanship, and a more lively interest 
has been shown in all lines of athletics. Tennis, track, basket ball and base 
ball have all been promoted with the same degree of zeal and enthusiasm. 

During the first week of school a meeting was called to re-organize the 
athletic association. Officers were elected as follows : 

President Heyman Allman 

Vice-president Walter Goodwin 

Secretary-Treasurer George Hendry 

More than fifty students responded in payment of dues and became 
active members. 

The co-operation of the schools of the county was gained through the or- 
ganization of the Steuben County Athletic Association. This association has 
conducted a county track meet and basket ball tournament, both of which were 
won by the Angola boys. We hope that this organization may become per- 
m.anent, and that in future years the same pleasant relationship with the 
other schools of the county may be continued. 

Every effort has been made this year to work in harmony with the rul- 
ings of the State AthleticAssociation ; and we knew that all times the mem- 
bership of the respective teams was representative of the spirit and purpose 
of our school. 

Our teams have won state wide renown for the Angola High School by 
their excellent showing in the tournaments and meets held under the aus- 
pices of the State Association. 

We hope that in the near future when the school has been provided with 
building and equipment adequate to its needs, all students of the Angola 
High School may have the advantage of a thorough and systematic course 
in gymnasium work in addition to the privilege of taking part in the various 
sports and games. 


The basket ball team this year was perhaps the best team that ever 
represented this High School. Although its record is not as showy as that 
of former teams, it must be remembered that it played the strongest teams 
in Northeastern Indiana and Northwestern Ohio, and was defeated but once 
on its home floor, this game being the first of the season. This team made a 
very creditable showing, winning i6 of the 21 games played, while some 
of the games away from home were played under very unfavorable circum- 
stances and on floors differing greatly from the home floor. 

As the basket ball season drew to a close, our hopes ran high. Dur- 
ing the season we had defeated on our home floor the strongest teams we 
would meet at the District Tournament and we hoped if the luck broke even, 
to carry off the honors. On March 2nd and 3rd, the County Tournament 
was held and Angola won easily, defeating Hamilton 78 to 4, and Pleasant 
Lake 44 to 17. The team worked together like a machine, playing the best 
basket ball seen on the floor this season. 

Monroeville 54 to 26, placing in the semi-finals. By defeating Fort 
Wayne 26 to 19 Angola was in the finals, playing Kendallville. A large 
crowd of Angola rooters were present to witness the finals and hoping to 
see the home team win. However Angola was defeated, losing the hard 
fought game 33 to 25. This was the final game of the season, and how- 
ever unfavorably the closing game had resulted, no one can deny that the 
season as a whole was unusually successful. 




"Bun" Reese, due to his reach, 
his ability to guard and his accu- 
rate tosses, Bun's services were 
invaluable to the '17 squad. He 
could be depended upon to supply 
at any point in the game. 

"Dodo" Deloss overcame the 
iiandicap of being slightly under 
weight and won a regular berth 
on the '17 squad. His basket eye 
together with his ability to guard 
closely, and i)lay team work con- 
sistently made him at all times 
a dependable man. 


• Goodie" Walter is a promising 
protege of the Jack Callahan 
style of Basket Ball. He has 
piayed on the team for three 
years and well deserved the rec- 
ognition of being captain of the 
'17 squad. His speedy floor work, 
clever passes, and accurate bas- 
ket eye mark him as the best bafc- 
ket ball player ever produced by 
the local school. 


"Guilty" George was also one 
of Gal's veterans and the '17 team 
wat at no time complete without 
George and Goodie working as 
side partners. He is an excep- 
tionally good floor guard, able to 
make long and difficult shots 
count regularly. He won the hon- 
or of being placed on the all dis- 
trict team. 


In the school year of 'i6 and '17 much interest was shown in field 
and track work. The team did very little training- for the Steuben County 
meet, at the fair, but are working- hard in order to make a good showing at 
the district and possibly some of the team will go to the state meet. In the 
year of 1916 the team took first in every event with the exception of mile 
run which was carried away by the Orland man who was given a close 
second by Bair. The team is fortunate in having three men holding high 
records in the persons of Shank, Seely and Clark. 

In the spring meet we hope to raise every record made at the fair. 
The results of the county meet are given below in table form : 
FOLLOW TABLES . .in 8 POINT back kt. . . . 


Seely, our track captain, is tlie 
best broad jumper in High School 
and County as was shown by the re- 
sult of the County Track Meet held 
at the Fair last fall. His record of 
19-8% establishes a new record for 
this High School, surpassing the for- 
mer record of Cain in 1915, 2-2% 
He easily took second in the high 
jump and shot put and we expect 
great things from him :n the Dis- 
trict and State Meets this Spring. 


When Shank entered school last 
fall we expected him to star in the 
short distance runs. These expecta- 
tions proved to be well founded, 
Shank winning the 100, 220, and 
44 0. As some of his records closely 
rival former State High School 
records, we are confident he can win 
his events in the District Meet this 
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The j^irls' basket ball team was very late in organizing this year and not 
many H. S. girls displayed an active interest in the sport, mnch to the dis- 
sapointment of a faithful few. The severe winter weather interfered with 
the constant practice that goes to make perfect players. The girls made 
themselves conspicuous not only by rapid playing but also by bright red 

It is feared that, with the graduation of this year's class, the 
team will be greatly weakened inasmuch as five of the '17 girls hold down 
regular positions. 

Edna Spade has proved to be the best floor player, being able to hold 
down any place with equal ability. She has had four years of excellent 
training as her perfect plays go to show. 

Although this is Yalta's first year at B. B. she is a good example of 
what effort will -do. Her quick wit and good humor make her very popu- 
lar on team and off. 

This is Letha's first year on the team and she is always to 
be relied on and seldom misses either practice or game. She knows her 
signals well and is extraordinarily sly in the use of them. 

Lucile ]\Ieyers is a new member here and is a valuable addition to 
the team. Her skill and strength give her great advantage and strike ter- 
ror to the hearts of her opponents. 

Emily Waugh has been on the team the last two years and has earned 
the lespect of all participants. She has shown great skill as "Skipper" 
and directs her team like a veteran. 

Of the Juniors, Hazel Newman is the best player. Her good spirits 
and even temper make her well liked at home and abroad. Records show 
that she has not fouled in a game in either of the last two years. She will 
undoubtedly be the mainstay of next year's team. 

Dorthea Pence, our loyal little sub, is always on hand when needed 
most. Dorthea plays equally well as forward or side center. She, too, will 
make a most valuable asset to next year's team. 

Girls' Basket Ball (1916-17) — 

Angola 20 Alumni 4 

Angola ,. . . 16 Alumni 27 

Angola 59 Orland 8 

Angola II Elkhart 25 

Angola 25 Paulding 12 

Angola 7 Sturgis 8 





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for keeping the team well organ- 
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instill "pep" and teamwork, her 
rapid floor work and skill in cag- 
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Along about the middle of March Captain Shank began to feel faint 
signs of spring. Although snow covered the diamond he sent Flintward for 
his suit. He then called a preliminary tryout at the gym. By the last of 
the month outdoor practice began. 

Early in April the team played a few practice games with the Tri- 
State men and with Pleasant Lake. A. H. S. won all of these but on April 
seventh they lost to Orland. This was probably due to lack of practice, 

On April 14 Waterloo is expected here. The boys are keeping up 
steady practice now and we have great expectations for the next game. 

On April 21 Orland is scheduled to play here and we will show them 
what Angola can really do. 

We will meet Fremont on the i8th and again on the 25th but should 
have no difficulty in showing them up. 

May 12 Coldwater comes here to play and on June 2nd a return game 
at Coldwater will be staged. 

If all things pan out right Angola will go to the state baseball tour- 
nament which will be held ]\Iay 25th at Purdue. 

The probable squad consists of: Shank, Clark, Crain, Parsons, Lane, 
Reese, Goodwin. Butz, Goodale, Parsell, Hendry, Crandall, Neutz and 


For the first time in the history of A. H. S., tennis has had an active 
place among other sports. This is due to the increasing interest displayed 
by the school, assisted by the untiring efforts of Mr. Allman. 

Last spring the boys, wishing to promote the welfare of the school, do- 
nated their time and services in making a court. It is located just south- 
west of the building. 

In the fall Mr. Allman suggested and skillfully managed a tournament 
This was open to all members of the Athletic Association. None of the 
girls responded but the majority of the boys took an active interest in it. 
The Senior class was represented by Goodale and Reese, and Goodwin and 
Douglass ; the Juniors by Rose and Tiffany ; the Sophomores deserve hon- 
orable mention for their stars, Clark and Lane ; the Freshmen spirit de- 
mands recognition in the persons of Creel and Crandall. 
' ; An inter-class tournament was held in September to deterrnine the 
championship. Clark and Lane starred, Reese and Goodale following a 
close second. 

One Saturday in September Coldwater came here. Goodwin and Good- 
ale, Clark and Lane representing Angola, carried all the honors in the 
doubles. However the singles broke even, favoring Goodale and Clark. "' 

A return game was played at Coldwater with the same men represent- 
ing Angola. The contest, which was reported to be fine, was played under 
very favorable conditions, Coldwater claiming an excellent court. The 
games were very close and exciting although Angola lost in all but the 
singles, which were won by Clark. 

With spring here the boys are more enthusiastic than ever and we can 
safely hope for better tennis than ever before. 

At present the plans are to play Colwater again or possibly Auburn. 






We desire to publicly thank Mr. Stiefel for the keen interest he has 
displayed toward Athletics. For the last two years he has supported B. 
B. by attending almost every game. He loyally fostered the squad at the 
district tournament in Kendallville. Besides moral support he has helped 
the Athletic Association very substantially in a financial way. We are in- 
deed grateful to him. 

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On Friday evening, December 15, 1916, during the Centennial week in 
Angola, the Seniors of 1917 presented their annual class play in the little 
theater style. This gave each member of the class an ample opportunity to 
appear on the stage. The first play was "Sunset." 

Lois ir ,r o- Wilma Johnson 

]■ Half Sisters { ... ^.^ 

Joan ) ( Aina Ritter 

Aunt Drusilla Letha Rozell 

Lawrence • • Walter Goodwin 

Azaria Stodd George Hendry 

Mr. Rivers Aubrey Weiss 

Scene — A room in a countrv house in Eng^land. 

The play begins as Joan returns from a boarding school in London. She 
relates her good times to Lois. While this conversation is ensuing, Lois re- 
ceives a letter from her lover. As she reads her letter, Joan bursts into 
tears then tells Lois that she fears that she will not win him. As this dis- 
cussion proceeds, Aunt Drusilla their guardian, appears, and the girls im- 
mediately take up their needlework. Mr. Rivers, Lois' father, and Azaria 
Stodd. a country gentleman, soon appear. Aunt Drusilla and "Sir. Rivers are 
much interested in the young man and try their best to get the girls to en- 
tertain him royally. The girls comply to their wishes while Aunt Drusilla 
and Mr. Rivers are near, but as soon as they are absent, they use him ver}' 
rudely. They have lovers of a much different type and do not dare to have 

anything whatever to do with this country bumpkin. Azaria and Joan leave 
the room and Lawrence, a young lawyer, the lover of Lois, is announced. 
He appears, and Lois is about to rush into his arms, when Joan enters and 
recognizes him as her lover while she was at boarding school. Much to the 
grief of Lois, she very kindly gives Lawrence to Joan. 
Next appeared "Thank Heaven the Table is Set." 


James Wayland Seeley 

■•-'i-icy Martha Kankamp 

Henry Harford St. Clair VanAuken 

Jessie Harford Emily Waugh 

A'Jr. Harwood Carlton Smith 

Mrs. Harwood Dorothea Cline 

Place — Reception room in an English house. 

Lucy, the maid in the Harford home, and James, the Butler, prepare the 
supper. When this is accomplished, James insists upon Lucy's saying, 
"Thank Heaven, the table is set." This she simply refuses to do. As they 
are quarreling over this, Mr. and Mrs. Harford appear and learn the trouble. 
Mr. Harford thinks it no trouble to get his voung wife to say these simple 
words, so he kindly asks her to repeat them; but she refuses. This being 
their first quarrel, Jessie is much grieved. As this is taking place the father 
and mother of Jessie, Mr. and Mrs. Harwood, are announced. Jessie vainly 

tries to dry her eyes. Of course her mother immediately inquires as to th^ 
trouble. When the matter is made known, Yir. Harwood plainly states that 
his kind wife would never think of refusing to say anything for him. He asks 
her to state the simple sentence, but she too refused. After much coaxing 
and begging of Mr. Harwood. she re])eats the words, "Thank Heaven, the 
table is set." She then induces Jessie to say them and this she does. Soon 
Lucy and James appear and Jessie insists on Lucy's repeating the sentence ; 
but she still resists. After much persuading she repeats the words at inter- 
vals until the sentence is complete; then all are happy. 
"Spreading the News" next appeared. 


^vfrs. Tarpey Edna Spade 

A Magistrate Robert Douglass 

Policeman Wayland Seeley 

James Ryan • Walter Goodwin 

Bartley Fallon Claude Reese 

Mrs. Fallon . . • Valta Garver 

Jack Smith Newton Dygert 

Tim Casey , Leo Bair 

Shawn Early ,' Samuel Brooks 

Mrs. Tully •..-.... Willa Griflfith 

Villagers and Townspeople • Represented by Seniors 

Scene — Ireland ; the outskirts of a fair. 

Mrs. Tarpy, a deaf woman, selling apples at the fair, is interrupted by the 
magistrate, policeman and James Ryan. During the conversation she hears 
something about Jack Smith, but she is so deaf that she does not get the 
while story. Bartley Rallon, the man who is always saying, 'A\'henever any 
misfortune comes into this world, it's on meself it pitches like a flock of 
crows on seed potatoes," and his wife are at the fair. Jack Smith is among 
the crowd and leaAes his hayfork; Mrs. Fallon finds it and immediately sends 
Bartley with the fork after him. Soon Tim Casey arrives and tells the news 
to Mrs. Tarpey, but she. being so deaf, understands him to say that Jack 
Smith has been killed with a hayfork by Baitlcy Fallon. Shawn Early and 
Mrs. Tarpey appear and are told the news. Soon it is spread over the country. 
The townspeople enter and are all interested in the affair. ]\Irs. Fallon is 
giving Bartley her sentiments when the voice of Jack Smith is heard singing. 
Finally he appears and of course more excitement is aroused. Jack Smith 
and Bartley Fallon are put in charge of the police, and as the curtain falls 
the people all rush to hear the trial. 

The plays were the best that have ever been given by the Seniors of the 
Angola High School. They were a success financially and dramatically. 
Each part was well given and the characters that were portrayed were very 
well represented. All this is due to the careful coaching of Prof. Charles 
Shank. The Senior Class, as well as the Angola people, cannot praise Prof. 
Shank too highly for the care he took in coaching the play. He is an Angola 
boy and Angola people should be proud of him. 

A "Dissertation on Cnewing Tobacco 


■■*-'~'"-^'-"""" ""•■ «■•«--"-"- 

f- tfc '^-T-TT 

Does chewing tobacco make a man? No, but 
it makes a muss. One of the Juniors, who had 
not yet learned, as have the wise Seniors, that 
education deals in theories and examples as 
well as practical lessons, determined by experi- 
ence to prove that chewing was a necessary ac- 
quirement for manliness. Our artist has told 
more in pictures than words can express. Never 
again ! 



The social event of the Freshman year was the watermelon party at the 
country home of Pauline Hanselman. On the beautiful evening of Friday, 
the thirteenth, the Freshmen assembled at the High School building at seven 
thirty o'clock, where a spacious hay rack was waiting to be well filled with 
jolly girls and boys. The five miles were immeasureably shortened by songs 
i'.nd story telling. When they arrived they were given a hearty welcome by 
the family. Games and music furnished tthe amusements of the evening. At 
a late hour refreshments were served, consisting of popcorn, apples and wat- 
ermelon. Upon leaving, all declared a splendid time. The distance going 
home was a little longer, and the crowd was a little more subdued. 

* -j- * -j- sK 


October 3, 1916, Hilda Cline invited the girls of the Sophomore class to 
a slumber party at Cline's cottage at Lake James. They spent the afternoon 
by visiting the country school taught by Phyllis Slade. In the evening they 
played tricks on one another and made fudge. All had a swell time. 

Two bob-loads of Sophomores were entertained at Edna Stetler's Dec- 
ember 22. The evening was spent in games and music. Refreshments were 
served about eleven o'clock, and the bob riders started home at that hour. 
Everyone had a jolly good time. If only the miles had been longer, the 
horses slower, and the road more bumpy ! 

The Sophomores were entertained at the home of Mildred Miller. The 
party was in honor of our not-forgotten school mate, Myrna Sherburn. The 
evening was spent in playing games and music. Light refreshments were 
served abut twelve o'clock. All departed for their homes in the small hours 
of the A. M., having reported a fine time. We all hope that the Freshmen 
who were looking in the windows and sneaking around, learned to like punch, 
and that they will be much more dignified when they get out of the Fresh- 
man class. 

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The main social functions of the Junior class of 1917 have originated 
through three clubs, namely, "Chi Sigma Theta," "Triple S," and the 
"T. H. D.'s". These clubs are of a social nature. During this term the mem- 
bers of the Chi Sigma Theta club have given birthday parties for four of their 
members— Pauline Hendry, Florence Mast, Mildred Wolfe, and Ruth Zabst. 

Among the other parties, one of the most pleasant was a New Year's 
party given by Ruth Zabst. Thirteen of the members invited guests, making 
a party of twenty-six. After the guests had all arrived, they listened to a 
number of selections on the Victrola. They then amused themselves by play- 
ing different card games. Oue of the most exciting events of the evening 
happened about 12 o'clock, when the lights went out ; but thoughtfully lamps 
had been prepared and the rooms were soon lighted again. After the card 
games, refreshments of sandwiches, coffee, salad, wafers, ice cream, peanuts 

and olives were enjoyed by all. The remainder of the time was spent in 

The first club organized in thte Junior class of 191 7 was the "Triple S." 
There are only seven members of this club, which meets weekly at the homes 
of its different members. They have given one birthday party, a valentine 
party, and an April Fool party. The surprise party was in honor of Miss 
Vera Callender on September 25. The April Fool's party was also held at 
her home on April 2. The evening was spent in singing and playing games, 
after which a bounteous luncheon was served. Marshmallows were roasted 
by candlelight, the candles were then blown out, and each one told a ghost 
story. The guest of honor was Miss Myrna Sherburn, of Geneva, Ohio. At 
a late hour all went home reporting a pleasant time. 

Misses Ethel Eckert and Birdie Morrison gave a very pleasing Valen- 
tine party at the home of the latter on February 9th. There were fourteen 
present, who enjoyed a number of games musical selections, and a luncheon 
of cocoa, peanut butter sandwiches, jello salad, and two kinds of cake. 

On the evening of October 31, Roscoe Crissinger entertained the class at a 
Hallowe'en party at his home. The decorations were of orange and black, the 
Junior class colors. There were twenty-five persons present, nearly all of 
whom were masked. Those who were not masked, guessed who the others 
were, and as soon as each was recognized his mask was removed. Many dif- 
ferent kinds of games were played, and the evening was happily spent by all. 
At 11:30 o'clock, they were served refreshments of fresh peaches and cream 
and cake, which delightfully surprised everyone. After this was over, marsh- 
mallows were roasted over candles placed on plates. Shortly after midnight 
the guests took their leave, reporting an enjoyable time. 

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When a person thinks of school life, the all important part is society. The 
social functions we enjoy help the bashful boy or girl to get a start in life. 
This year, unfortunately, our time was well occupied by the school programs 
and outside activities. 

Early in the fall Edna Spade royally entertained the Seniors at her home. 
In the wee hours, some 1916 Seniors appeared and took a loaf of bread, all 
the other "eats" having been well taken care of before their arrival. Edna 
is an able hostess, and everyone had a fine time. 

One Saturday night in January, the Senior class was invited to Fink's 
for a surprise on Hobart. On account of the basket ball game, only a few 
were present, but everyone enjoyed a very pleasant evening. Hobart, some- 
way was wise to the fact, and it wasn't much of a surprise after all. We 
did not get home until late Sunday morning and Hobart will long be remem- 
bered by his school mates for the good time he gave us. 

Letha Rozell had promised us a bob-load when we were lower classmen, 
and this year when plans were all completed for the occasion, snow failed us. 
We will trust Letha to remember us later by a lawn party. 

THE 'S. O. S." 

Shortly after the beginning of school activities in September, Mr. Allman 
called together all those interested in a High School Debating Society and in 
debating work. A moderate sized group of students appeared and a few 
plans were laid out for the continuation of the work in this field. But after 
a second meeting a few weeks later, all interest seemed to be lost, and the 
society was apparently forgotten. 

Early in February, however, Mr. Allman announced the plans and par- 
ticulars of the Indiana Discussion League contests to be held in each county. 
One representative was to be sent from each county to a district contest, and 
the winner of this contest was to be sent to a state contest at Bloomington. 
A small group of students met in the basement of the Public Library, officers 
were elected, and an organized club was founded. This was the "S. O. S." 
club — the "Society of Scrappers," and from the start it promised to live up to 
its name. The chief purpose of this club was to train the members in public 
speaking. From this organization a candidate was chosen to represent the 
school in the district contest. 

Our local contest was held in the Methodist Church on Friday evening, 
March 30. A moderate sized audience attended, giving good support to the 
contestants and to the club. Five boys spoke on the question, "Resolved, 
that the United States should adopt a system of universal compulsory mili- 
tary training, similar in essentials, to that of Switzerland." All did well 
considering the circumstances, and Riissel Flaishans was adjudged the win- 
ner by a narrow margin. He went to Fort Wayne on April 6, but since he 
had to meet long-trained speakers from schools with old and well-developed 
debating teams, it was not to be expected that he could successfully compete 
with them, but would rather let them know that Angola was 'on the map." 
This he did, and if this work is pushed in the future, it may be that A. H. S. 
will do more than to announce its entrance in the debating field of sshool 

It is as one of the judges said — none of the boys knew his power. Tal- 
ent was displayed in this work which was heretofore unknown, even to the 
teachers themselves. Work of this kind is of inestimable value to the student 
body at large, for although they cannot all surpass, they learn to "let their 
light shine before men;'_to be able to stand before a bublic gathering- and 
creditably express themselves. 

There has been but a short period of activity along this line, but it has 
shown wonderful possibilities. With the proper amount of organization 
next year we may be able to produce a very strong, if not a championship 
team, with the material at hand. 


President St. Clair VanAuken 

Vice-President i Martha Kankamp 

Secretary-Treasurer Carlton Smith 

Sergeant-at-Arms Donald Dutter 


A new feature of literary work this year was a declamation contest. 
In order to best develop the Ijest talent in school each student was re- 
quired to deliver a suitable selection. Contests were then held within the 
four classes to choose three contestants to constitute a class team in the 
final contest. Prizes of ten, five and three dollars were given to the win- 
ning contestants. We hope that in the future the inter-class contests ma}^ 
become a permanent function of each school year. 


"Bert," the shaker of the grates and wielder of the broom, is indeed 
"Our Mutual Friend." He is never too busy to tell a story ; crack a joke, 
or lend any desired assistance. This is Bert's tenth year and he is looked 
upon as an essential factor in the life of A. H. S. 



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Tlie Value of a Higli Scliool Annual 

An annual school magazine, such as the "Spectator," is valuable* in two 
ways, both to the school and to the individual pupil. Its immediate value 
is that it teaches the producers of the magazine the value and necessity of 
working together ; it gives the different department leaders a wide range of 
duties, the effectiveness of the fulfillment of such duties being limited only 
by their cleverness, wit and energy ; and, lastly, the various co-workers 
have the pleasure and inspiration of seeing their labors growing into a repre- 
sentative and permanent chronicle of the school life for the year, 

The second value of the work is like the proverbial wine inasmuch as 
it is not appreciable and effectual until the cycle of time has worked its 
change upon the chroniclers themselves. It is only after ten, twenty, or 
more years have passed that the "annual," valuable once only as a record of 
events, now becomes a milestone in the history of the recorders themselves. 
It is the latter way that the annual performs its greatest and best function. 

— Literary Editor. 

After Manij Years 

The smaller gypsy wagons were already in the woods and the gypsies, 
paying little attention to their new surroundings, were busy with their eve- 
ning work when a large coach drew up and the chief, an ugly old man, 
jumped out and exclaimed angrily, "Yes, it is like you to pitch your tent on 
that little mound; have you forgotten that the children of the woods are 

"Have you forgotten?" cried the other defiantly. "I'll not move it, neith- 
er will I dig potatoes nor strip the corn. Were you as eager for the law of 
these whites on your head as you are for it on mine, you would be stand- 
ing ankle deep in the mud on yonder hill and stripping corn in sight of the 
public instead of dictating to me. Chief indeed, and a fine chief at that!" 

"Evand, Evand, hold your tongue," said his wife, laying her hand on his 
shoulder. "If you don't stop quarreling with the chief, he will harm you." 

"O, Marie," said Evand, his sharp intelligent features flushed with an- 
ger, "If we only lived like the white people; their rules are not so exacting 
as ours and they are clean, honest people too." 

"O, well," replied his wife easily, "you'll probably have a chance to live 
like them yet." 

"If you are so fond of the white people and the government, go and live 
as they do. Yes, go! go! go!" said the old chief grimly. 

"Go? Yes, gladly would I have gone, but it is too late now. Why 
wouldn't you let me go when I was a boy ; surely there would have been a 
place for me then. I always longed to go and I will go now. Come, Marie, 
where are Teleliah and Jachof ?" 

"Marie, go? Marie and the children go?" questioned two or three. 

"No! No! Marie and the children shall not go!" shrieked the chief. 

"Marie will go," returned Marie loftily, and she turned away in search 
of the children. She fo«nd them covered with mud and playing in a creek 
with the other little gypsies. They asked no questions but followed her back 
to the camp, where Evand and the chief were quarreling over the team. 

"Evand Karrah, you think you will take my team and ,wagon, do you.''" 
cried the chief. 

"I think I'll take the team and wagon I saved all my life to buy," re- 
turned Evand. 

"Well, if you're really going I'll not begrudge you the loss of the team," 
said the chief darkly. 

The women gathered around to bid Marie farewell. One toothless old 
gypsy handed her a little corduroy coat. "It was Evand's," she explained, 
"and I want him to have it." Jachof put the coat on and Marie gave the 
handkerchief and some string, which were in the pocket, to Teleliah, who 
put them in her own pocket. Soon the already weary team was started on its 

"Where are yon going?" asked Marie. 

"To the camp in the big woods," replied Evand, "I know they are our 
enemies, but it is our only hope." 

"Now, Evand Karrah. we've left our only friends and relatives," said 
Marie sadly. 

"I don't think the old chief has been very friendly. For the last few 
vears he has insisted that I leave camp, but I didn't make up my mind to, 
till now," replied Evand. 

After travelling for two hours they drew up by a little woods. Half 
an hour later a passerby might have seen by the camp-fire and the frequent 
flash of lightning the horses grazing near, and on a canvas spread near the 
wagon Evand Karrah and his family were eating their evening meal, little 
dreaming of what the morrow would bring. 


Mrs. McKay, matron of the orphans' home regarded the two little chil- 
dren suspiciously and then said, "Well, who are, they anyway?" 

"You've taken in plenty before that you didn't know who they were; but 
since you'll have to take these in anyway, I'll tell you; they are gypsies, 
their father and mother were killed in a gypsj^fight," replied the sheriff. 

"Yes, and maybe you think I'll take them in?" she returned savagely. 

"Well, you will have to, that's all. If you don't tell who they are, they 
will soon have homes anyway, for they won't be so black when they are 

It took the children some time to get accustomed to their new surround- 
ings, but after a time they ceased to talk of the camp. Then came a great 
event in Teleliah's life. She was adopted by a Mr. and Mrs. Light, who liv- 
ed in a nearby city. She was very happy in her new home and soon forgot 
she had had any other. Jachof however, who was a little older, remembered 
Teleliah and their camp life. When he was fifteen years old he was sent 
from the orphans' home and went to work in the factory. Teleliah grew to 
be a very bright and accomplished girl. 

One day several weeks before Teleliah's graduation day Mrs. Light said 
to her, "My aunt Louise, ,whom you have never seen, is coming to the States 
from Spain, and she here in time for commencement." 

"Is she a foreigner?" asked Teleliah. 

"No," replied Mrs. Light, "her husband was a Spaniard ; they lived in 
Albion, Florida, until the disappearance of their little son." 

"Tell me about it," begged Teleliah. 

"Well," replied Mrs. Light, "All I can tell you is that Albion was burn- 
ed and after the fire there was a terrible storm. Aunt Louise and her hus- 
band were away visiting, having left the little boy with a governess. When 
ihey returned to Albion they found that she had been killed, but no trace 
of Tommy could be found. Aunt Louise was confident that he was alive and 
had detectives working on the case, but to no avail. 

"At last they gave up and went to Spain where they made their home." 

Teleliah counted the time from weeks to days, from days to hours and 
when it grew to be a matter of minutes, drove with Airs. Light to the station 
to meet her aunt. 

Mrs. San Gertz proved to be a kind, elderly widow, wKo A^as interested 
in antiques. One storrrty day Mrs. Light took her into the attic to look ov- 
er the contents of some old trunks. Mrs. San Gertz was examining some 
white goods when suddenly she held up a little handkerchief and exclaimed, 
"Why, Edna, I didn't know you had one of these. My little sister embroid- 
ered them for little Tommy." 

"Oh, no," replied Mrs. Light, "you are mistaken, that belongs to Tele- 
liah ; it came from the home." 

"But Edna, I know it is one of them, and it may bring some clue of 

"All right," replied Mrs. Light, "we can go to the home this afternoon. 
The matron knew nothing about Teleliah, but she may know now." 

That afternoon they went to the home, but Mrs. McKay had left the 
service and the new matron had never heard of the children. They were 
about to leave when a young .woman who had been sitting near said, "I re- 
member her, she's a plain gypsy." 

"What?" exclaimed the woman, taken aback. 

"Yes, ma'am," the girl went on, "she's a gypsy; her father and mother 
were killed in a gypsy fig-ht. There was a boy and a girl and when the 
sherifif brought them here he told Mrs. McKay she didn't have to tell who 
they were. The boy's gone now and is working in the factory." 

"How did you come to know this?" asked Mrs. Light. 

"Oh, I was standing near and heard it." 

"Then it is hopeless," cried Mrs. San Gertz, "for gypsies swarmed the 
South. Once they stole part of our washing and this may have been in 
that. Besides, we never could find the tribe." 

"The old sheriff might be able to help you." suggested the matron. 
They found him and he told them the same tribe returned nearly every 

Teleliah insisted that she see her brother so they went to the factory. 
Jachof was both surprised and delighted to see his sister and he told her 
what he could remember of the camp life. 

Mrs. San Gertz remained with her niece in the hope that the tribe would 
return but three years passed before the sheriff notified them that the gyp- 
sies were once again camping near there. 

Mrs. San Gertz, Teleliah, Jachof, Mr. and Mrs. Light and several offi- 
cers went to the camp. One of the officials exhibited the little coat and 
said, "Since we are led to believe that you know something about it, we have 
come to make inquiries concerning the disappearance of Thomas San Gertz 
from Albion, Florida, during the great fire some fifty years ago." 

The gypsies held a council among thesmelves and at last one old wom- 
an said, "Yes, Fll tell you about it. We were camped near Albion, Florida, 
at the time of the great fire. You have heard that after the fire a great 
storm came up. Many were killed but after the sky had cleared, a little 
fellow who had been attracted by our seeming comfort, came to our camp. 
His appearance was that of a wealthy child. Our chief thought that a 
large reward might be offered for his recovery, so we took him into camp 
and travelled away from Albion as fast as we could. Some time passed be- 

fore we heard of the disappearance of Thomas San Gertz. We wrote to his 
people, but never received any reply. The boy was very bright and was 
easily trained and he made quite a sum of money for us at the fairs we 
attended, so we were willing to keep him. He did not like the camp life 
and made several attempts to get away, but the chief, who always had the 
idea of his reward in mind, kept close watch of him. We never told him 
that he was a white boy for fear that when he grew up he would maike 
trouble for us. He grew so stubborn because he couldn't have his own 
way that he wouldn't have much to do with us. The chief thought that the 
young man felt above him and one evening they had a quarrel and Evand 
took his family and left camp. They attempted to join another tribe who 
were enemies of ours, but he and his wife were shot. A sheriff happened 
along just then and the gypsies were put in jail and Evand's children were 
taken to the orphans' home. We paid little further attention to them and 
most of us had nearly forgotten about it." 

Mrs. San Gertz felt that no action should be taken so the matter was 
dropped. She gave up all intentions of returning to Spain and made her 
home with her niece that she might be near her grand children. 

Tke Crij of tlie Cliilclren 


A score and a half and four years ago, our ancestors brought forth upon 
this locality this edifice of knowledge, immersed in debt and dedicated to 
the proposition that all students should be treated equal. Now we are en- 
gaged in a stupendous discussion testing whether this structure, or any 
other so abominably constructed and miserably arranged can long endure. 
We are gathered in a great meeting to test that discussion. We consider 
dedicating that pile of bricks and hard pine as a monument to those who 
were congealed or who were intellectually starv^ed to death while in torrid 
pursuit of some small fragments of learning. It is undoubtedly fitting and 
proper that we should do this. But in cold reality we alone cannot effect 
such a miraculous transition ; however necessary it may be ; we ourselves 
cannot erect this structure. The immortal students who struggled here have 
desecrated it far beyond our poor power to add or detract. The School Board, 
of course, has no consideration for what we have to say, but we cannot 
forget what they did here. It is for us. the students, rather to complete the 
scarcely started work so nobly proposed. But we are cruelly driven on to the 
gruelling task set before — that from these time-honored graduates we take 
ever increasing devotion to the institution which the incessant toil and ex- 
cruciating agony have so nobly merited ; that we here sincerely hope that 
these shall not have toiled in vain; that the student body, under common 
sense, shall have a new institution of knowledge, and that a school of the 
students, by the faculty, and for the students shall not perish from this town. 

A Wisk Fulfilled 

Alice ^^"right lay in a cozy hammock under the over spreading maple 
trees. Her chum, Evelyn Mickles, who sat on the ground with her back 
pillowed against a large tree, was trying to read a magazine, which to all 
appearances she found uninteresting. At last, she threw the book upon the 
ground and looked up at the girl in the hammock. 

"Isn't this rich, Alice? Here it is the fourth day at the lake and it's 
just as dull as it was in the hot city. I did think I was going to have the 
best time of my life, but so far I have found nothing to do but sit around and 
read. Our chaperon won't let us go boating or anything through the day. 
I guess she is afraid we might get a sunstroke." 

"Oh now you must not be too hard on Miss Chester. Remember she was 
good enough to come along," said Alice. 

"But I just can't help it, this monotony is simply becoming unbearable. 
T do wish something would happen." 

"Well, come on Eve, and let's take a walk." So the girls made sure no 
one was looking and went down the path along the shore. It was getting 
late in the afternoon, for the sun was cjuite low in the west. All at once 
they heard a sharp clear whistle. The girls looked up and saw Bob Schley 
and Dick Hadley coming toward them. They were from a camp of six boys 
just in the other side of the woods. 

"Girls," said Bob. after the boys had reached them. "Yf)u are just whom 
we wanted to see. We haven't had a decent meal since we have been camp- 
ing, and we thought we would come over and get two of you girls to get us 
a good square meal. There is plenty of stuff to cook and if you kids will 
cook it for us, you don't know how thankful we will be." 

"That will be pecks of fun, we have just been wanting something to do," 
said the girls. 

As they came up to the camp the boys gave them a loud hurrah, and the 
girls donned big aprons and soon had the meat frying in the pan. The table 
was set and in a short time all were enjoying a good wholesome supper. 

"There is going to be a kind of an informal reception for Miss Ridgely, a 
friend of our chaperone, tonight over at" the Lazy Lodge cottage, and we girls 
are trying to scrape up some reason for not "going. Of course the "chap" 
expects all of us to go, but we don't want to for she is an old maid, not a 
bit of life in her, and we will have to sit around like Quakers all evening," 
said Evelyn. 

All thought a long time, then Dick said, "I've got it! We boys are in- 
vited too and all are going but Bob and me, so let us four go canoeing." 

"But can't you see that we girls can't get away?" said Alice. 

"Sure, that will be great," said Bob. "Oh you can get away, too. Make 
a bluff. Evelyn you play off sick with a headache and make Alice stay to 
take care of you, and when all have gone, come down to the pier and we will 
be there with the canoes and we will have a race. What do you say?" 

"We are game," said the girls. They escorted the girls down to the 

shore and then went back to wash the dishes. The girls hurried along and 
got back just as every one was sitting down to supper. 

"Do hurry girls," said Miss Chester. "What kept you so late and where 
have you been? Wash and come to supper." 

"Really Miss Chester I don't want any supper. I have a severe head- 
ache and will go to my room. We have been walking and I guess the sun 
was too hot for me," said Evelyn. 

"I will eat just a bite Eve and then will come up to your room. Lie 
down until I come. Miss Chester you will excuse us this evening, I hope?" 

"Yes. my dears, but I hope her headache is nothing serious." 

Supper over and by eight o'clock every one had gone but the two girls. 
"Remember." said Alice, as they were going out of the door, "we must be in 
at eleven. That is the rule, don't you know." 

"Hope some one has a watch." said Evelyn. 

The boys were waiting as they had promised, and after some argument 
it was decided that the girls race the boys, for a time at least, so the girls 
stepped into one of the canoes and were silently pushed out. 

For a time the canoes went side by side, the boys gaining as they put 
more force to the paddle. Finally Dick's paddle slipped and flew into the 
water. It was dark and it took some time for him to find it. A wind was 
rising and it seemed each time they came near the paddle the wind swept it 
far out of reach. In the meantime the girls paddled far past them. Not 
knowing the lake well, they turned around an island where the waves were 
higher. These were too much for the canoe and over it went, tipping the 
girls into the water. The water was not deep, for a sandbar lay near the 
island, but the girls were thoroughly drenched. 

The boys heard their screams and having found their paddle came to 
the rescue, and the girls were taken safely home. There was no light, ex- 
cept in Miss Chester's room, and it appea''ed that all were in bed. After 
saying goodnight, the girls slipped into the back door and into their room. 
The clock in the kitchen was striking the hour of eleven. They barely had 
time to lay aside their wet garments when they heard the step of the chap- 
eron coming to see if every girl was in bed. The girls blew out the light and 
got quietly into bed. Later when Miss Chester had gone and they were in 
bed for the night, they stopped to think over their recklessness. 

Finally Alice whispered. "Well, that was a narrow escape. A minute 
later and the doors would have been locked. I think. Evelyn, your wish 
has been granted and that we have had enough experience for one day at 
least, don't you?" Evelyn gave a little laugh and they soon fell asleep. 


From tke Tliesis oi Izick Islividwurnj, T. S. C, Entitled 

"Does tlie Bodi] Work Wliile tlie Mind is on Its Vacation? 

(3-35)- A^l's quiet in the A. R. 

•Suddenly a squawlky-squeak smites the shrieking silence. A short chub- 
by figure is seen to rear himself from the depths of the teacher's chair and 
stubs his way to the dark and dreary corner. When Lo ! The gleams of 
the setting sun flood the dark, dank dungeon with a gleam radiating from a 
smooth, shiny surface above a pair of optics, and fill the corner with a soft 
light. Rich, silvery tones, like the "Chimes of Normandy." fill the auditorium. 

(3:36). The building sways with the terrific impact of many a tattered 
book jammed out of sight. But note! The swaying walls are stayed by a 
sonorous voice announcing in respectful tones, and with many an apologetic 
nod at the "Class of '17" — "Seniors pass for wraps!" 

Slight stir on starboard section. A straight, regular column is seen 
steadily advancing into the fathomless depths of that murky abyss. 

(3:37)- "J^iwiors pass!" A cloud seems to pass over that tranquil coun- 
tenance, as the Juniors arise and leave for parts unknown. 

(3 •■38)- "Sophomores pass!" The voice is no longer sweet and melo- 
dious, but resounds with a hint of approaching danger. Grand shufile, inter- 
spersed with hysterical giggles, when a tall athletic figure makes a grace- 
less attempt to remove part of the floor for a souvenir, but refrains with a 
violent contortion. 

(3-39)- At this moment a sweet look of peace passes over the care-worn 
visage of that be-spectacled instructor, as various forms in "Green and 
White" reappear, but with one mighty efifort he tears his glance away and 
once more the silvery chimes resound. Then, in the midst of a Herculean 
effort to hold the bookcase upright, and in a consternation-producing roar, 
he thunders, "Children pass !" 

"Silently one by one in the infinite depths of the darkness, 
Fades the lowly Freshmen, the forget-me-nots of the teachers." 

(3:40). Peace reigns supreme as the Seniors quietly resume their places. 
But hark! What a deafening hum of voices accentuated by the wails of the 
lost souls receiving mortal injury in that free-for-all! The sole survivors of 
that aforesaid maelstrom of woe now issue from that scramble of coats and 
hats, each nursing some wound. 

(3:41.). When the major portion of the seats are again filled and some 
faint traces of order prevail, that sonoriferous voice again breaks the still- 
ness. "The following will stay after school and undergo capital punishment 
for the heinous crime of whispering." A long list of names is read; the 
more prominent being: Seely, Tubby, Eddie, Waugh, Poz, Zopsie, Ora, Cul- 
ly and Tinkey. 

Instantly all the sweet lineaments undergo a vast change. Stifled sobs 
and the splash of salty tears rend the air, and even the stern and stony phy- 
siogonomy of the hang-man is softened by compassion for the two tiny 
tots in the first line of trenches on the Senior front. 

(3:42). I can endure no more, — 

"The grief that does not speak, 
Whispers the oe'r fraught heart and bids it break." 
I feebly totter into the engulfing gloom, — 

"Dire dungeon, place of doom, 
Of execution, too, and tomb !" 

(3:42^). But . "Is this a piano which I see before me?" 

It fairly looks it ! 

Suddenly my attention is drawn, as by some hypnotic influence, to a 
strange red-coated figure standing apart from all others present ! 
"Upon her stubborn brow alone. 
Nor ruth nor mercy's trace is shown, 
Her look is hard and stern." 
A wild burst of "The King's March" violently kicks the solor-plexus of 
the ozone, as the old harpsichord belches forth a raucous rhapsody, which 
scintillates from cobweb to frescoe. 


But look ! A thrill seems to go through that mysterious figure, its eyes 
become set toward the source of the echo, its jaws clench tight, and an aw- 
ful trance seems to settle over it! 

Note I It begins in a rythmatic way to churn the air with its right arm. 
to the dulcet tones! Its foot begins a 

"Ceaseless rapping, tapping on the floor." 
But list! A harsh voice in the distance assaults the auditory organs. 
"Wait for your partners here; — Freshmen, slow down; — don't act as though 
you're walking with your girl, there Wayne, four feet apart ; — ^Stop shakin' 
the floor the plasterin's loose below ; — Stay at your own seats ; — Stop stom- 
pin' over there !" 

(3:44). Two regular rows are seen filing from that mill of knowledge 
W'ith slow but steady strides, the two columns advance to meet their fate. 
I understand! This person imagines it is beating step to the music! 
Quickly its head droops to the northeast, but it never for an instant misses 
a church. The divine symphony crashes on, while deportment falls 5 a stroke. 
(3:45). Instantly the victims of that unmerciful edict enter a series of 
gymnastic gyrations centering about that crimson clad case of coma! Ever 
and anon from that "first cousin of the D. T.'s." comes the dull thud of a 
Senior-Freshman collision, accompanied by a haze of pale blue profanity 
which filters through the gloaming. 

But back to that central figure my eyes once more return, drawn by that 
hypnotic power. Tight are its lips, and set are its eyes, the latter glaring 
at the feet of the Freshies ; but hark ! The lips speak ! "Out of step there, 
Bub; — out of line there. Harcourt : — you too, Fat, — and you, Clarky, — Is that 
gum, Sammy? — Out of line! — Don't stop here Pears, — Army — gum, Bun? — 
Out of line, degenerate culprit !— Here, COME BACK HERE, ALL OE 


"Back to thy punishment, false fugitive. 

And to thy speed add wing" — 

' — 'and the devil take the hiindmost' ", 

(3:46). The old relic of '76 plinks its dying plunk, as the last wild-eyed 
refugee plunges over the precipice. 

But look! The strange figure gazes at the now empty fioor, — it moves! 
"She woke at length, but not as sleepers wake, 
Rather the dead !" 

An awful shudder passes over it again, but its eyes become normal, and 
fill with a baneful light ! It heaves a great sigh, but a satanic smirk settles 
over those set features, and with a terrible shake, this Siren throws its head 
back and glides toward the unfortunates it has lured, with its ravishing 
voice, from the ranks of those in bondage ! 

(3:47). Now awakened to their fate, their shrieks of abhorrence mingle 
with the heart-rending screams of the victims on the rack in the A. R. . 

"With pallid cheeks and haggard eyes, 
And loud laments and heartfelt sighs, 
Unpitied, hopeless of relief. 
They drink the cup of bitter grief. 

"In vain the sigh, in vain the tear. 
Compassion never enters here ; 
But 'dis'plin' clanks the iron chain. 
And calls forth torture, remorse and pain." 

Then — From that "chamber and palace of education," I fled aghast! 

A Gkost Witk Horns 

By the Boy Demosthenes of A. H. S. 

The night was cloudless but very dark. The midsummer mountain air 
was breezily warm and fresh. Half way up a hill side a tent was pitched, 
between a tree and a stake. Above it a dense woods covered the gradual 
slope; below was an abrupt drop to a small stream. Just before the tent 
were the dead ashes of the evening fire. By the side of this, against a rock, 
stood guns, reels, an ax, and other camping implements. Just behind the 
tent, against the tree, leaned four seven-foot staves and a pole of about the 
same length, with a sharp hook attached which was used for cutting through 
brakes and creeping vines. Within the tent lay four lads, three of them ac- 
complished snorers. 

Above the tent was susj^ended from a large limb a large buck antelope 
v/hich during the day the three snorers— Bill, Jim and Luke, had brought 
down. Ivan, the fourth boy, had remained to care for the camp. As he was 
very tired from the last few days' hiking, when he had finished the work, he 
left the other boys' supper over the coals and went to sleep in the tent. The 
boys did not disturb him when they returned, hence he knew nothing of the 

buck. Upon awaking some time near midnight, he became conscious of some 
heavy object in the tree overhead. He sat up. The feeling became stronger. 
Two legged, four legged, winged, or lifeless, whatever it might be. it disturb- 
ed his peace, and he crawled quietly out to investigate. He did not look up- 
ward immediately or observe any precaution other than absolute silence, for 
he could not be seen six feet away. Reaching the tree he seized, supposedly, 
the staff, but really the hook. He glanced upward, and grasped the pole for 
support — there in mid-air, swaying solemnly to and fro in the wind, was a 
great horned head, now brightly sparkling, now dimly illumined with a 
wierd, flickering, dancing glow. Gaze as he might, he could see nothing else 
— on every side was uniform blackness. 

He was certain that it could not be supported from below. He cautiously 
scaled the tree, feeling each step, until he reached the level of the head, which 
was now by its nearness, more terrible than ever. He began probing with 
the hook. There was no support from the side — he would faint if he discov- 
ered more above. He took another step upward and reaching up as far as 
possible, the pole seemed to catch on something. Excitedly he jerked. Tink ! 
The hook severed the rope and the big antelope shot downward. It ripped 
through the tent and landed head first behind Bill's head, with one horn 
on either side., 

This seemed to fit exactly into the climax of Bill's dream, and he started 
up with, "Awk ! I got 'im by the horns this time." The action rolled the 
bunk over, and Bill, half awake and clinging to the horns, was brought over 
on his back with a bump. "Wop! Here we go!" he shouted, and then awoke. 
Someone else was yelling, "Look out for the bedbugs!" 

All three crawled from under the remnants of the tents. A swarm of 
sparkling insects were flying in all directions. Everything else was in dark- 
ness. Luke managed to capture some of the insects and put them in a bottle. 
The swarm departed and the moon peeped over the opposite ridge, disclosing 
Ivan just dropping from the tree. "Here's the culprit!" shouted Jim. And 
not doubting the cause of their predicament, they jostled Ivan into the stream 
and gave him a sound ducking before he was allowed to speak. They as- 
cended the bank and exchanged stories. Luke explained that the insects 
were a carniverous species of firefly, rather rare that far north, and that it 
was these that had covered the bloody head and horns. They laughed at 
each other's misfortunes and made the best of the situation until morning. 

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Mr, A.: "Did the Greeks have any actresses in their theatres?" 
Florence McC. : "No, they were all men !" 

Mr. A. leaves the class room open for ventilation. 

Mr. Seibel, coming through hall, softly shuts said door. 

Mr. A. (to class) "Who was that?" 

Kids: (loud voice) "Mr. Seibel!" 

Mr. A.: (to Claude C, just coming in) "Claude, leave the door open!" 

Mr. A. : "The Greek Agora was a public square." 

Est: (waking up) "Did they have the Agora every day?" 

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Mr. A.: "What is an eclipse of the moon?" 

Marion E. : "Well, the sun gets between the earth and the moon, er, the 

moon gets between the sun and the earth, er " 

Mr. A. : "Keep it up, you'll hit it in a minute !" 

H; ***** * 

Freed E. : "That would be sculpture, (pause) er, don't you think?" 
Mr. A.: "Sometimes I do!" 

Mr. A.: "Esther, what is an educated person?" 

Esther McC: (caught dreaming) "Me, I?" 

Mr. A. : "No, I don't accuse you of being an educated person." • 

Mr. A.: (To Est.) "What is the diameter of the earth?" 
Est.: "Twenty-five thousand miles." 

Mr. A.: "Martha ?" 

Martha W. : "Twenty-five million miles!" 

Mr. A. : (After discussion of "Money") "For instance, when we think of 
the value if this table we think in terms of er — dollars?" 
Kids: (Una magna voce) "CENTS!" 

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Mr. A.: (After recitations on the Yellow race) "Now, Gomer are there 
any divisions of the Black race?" 

Gomer S. : "You bet, Negro and Nigger!" 

Miss P.: (Eng. Ill) "What is Wm. Prescott's middle name?" 

Frank T. : "H." 

Miss P. : "I said 'name'." 

Frank: "O, well, Hank, then." 

Goodie: "Fve got a cold in my head." 

Dodo: "Gee you're lucky. I didn't think you had anything in it." 

Mr. A.'s tongue exercise: 

When did the abolitionists begin to start. 
A Midnight's Summer Dream. 

Dorthea P.: (Giving- a 'Personal Incident' in Eng. Ill) "Many years ago 
when I was young!" 

ATiss P.: "What book did Co(^])er write al^out Otsego lake?" 
Harry H. : "Legend of Sleepy Hollow." (Irving). 

Mr. A.: (to Freshie) "Wdiat do you do in school?" 
Freshic : "Wait for cjuitting time." 

Miss Powell (in Eng. I) : "What do 1 mean when I say 'irrigate'?" 
Frank R. : "It means to make fun of." 

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Mr. Keep: "What is a parasite?" 
Robert D. : "It's a kind of umbrella." 

i ' Mr. Keep (in Chem.) : "Why is a candle extinguished bv blowing?" 

Leo: "I suppose because you blow tlie tlame away from the place it is 

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Miss Powell : "The purpose of current exents is to teach us to talk on 
our feet." 

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Mr. Keep: "Fish cannot live in water that has been boiled." 
Leo B. : "You mean while it's hot yet." 

Air. Keep: "Now we have the one-step we will proceed." (And he had 
such a nice, kind face). 

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^liss Powell: "Describe Franklin's wooing of Mr. Godfrey's niece." 

W^ayne C. : "I don't know what wo'tiiig is." 

Miss P. : "It means courtship." 

A\'ayne C. : "I (kin't know what that means either." 

Mr. A.: (Hist. II) : "What is the moon made of?" 
Wilma S. : "Wh}- it's nothing but a cold shadow'!" 

Mr. A., (After lecture on "Golden Silence"): "I've even known times 
when silence was golden and speech was brazen." 

W^ilma S.. (Awakened from a refreshing nap): "WAS WHOT?" 

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Byrou Griffith: "I want to know something about those three men." 
Mr. A.: "What three men?" 

Byron: "Well, I don't know who they were but they were fathers of 
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Miss P. : "Newton, with wdiat does the story of 'Pilgrim's Progress' 

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Mr. A. : "Gomer, what about the policy of extending^ the citizenship to 
people outside of Rome?" 

Gomer S. : "Well — — er, I don't know much about that, I skipped that 
part of it!" 

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Mr. A., (Giving an oration to awed audience) : "Well now, is it right for 
organized labor to go on a strike?" 

Wilma S.. (Fog-horn whisper) : "Yah, my Dad says it is!" 

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Mark C., (Making rambling speech in Hist. II) : " and when he had 

ciid " 

Girls, (Low moan) : Ooooo — h !" 

Mark, (Awakened by moan) : "What's the matter?" 

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Mr. A.: "Freed, what do we consider the center of the universe?" 
Freed E., (Loudly): "The North Pole!" 

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Mr. Seibel, (In assembly room) : "Beware — Don't go across the square 
for if you get hit on the square you're a goner." 

Carlton, (In History IV) : "Gives the dates of King William's war, from 
1689 to 1636." 

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Mr. Keep, (In Comm. Arith.) : "Alice, if I ask you to divide 18 apples 
by 6 what would you get?" 
Alice: "Three." 
Mr. Keep: "Three what?" 
Alice : "Three twenty-fifths." 

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Miss Powell, (In Eng. I) : "Have I neglected to give anyone his papers?" 

Kenneth B. : "No." 

Miss Powell: "How do you know?" 

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Miss Powell : "Robert, why is 'One' capitalized in the line, 'Be intimate 
with One'? " 

Robert C.: "Why you should have just one er — friend, I guess." 

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Miss Gilmore (In Geom.) : "Paul, can you construct this triangle if 
line B is shorter than line A?" 

Paul N. : "Yes, if line B is made to order!" 

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Mr. Allman : "Anything else, Edna?" 

Edna Spade : "Oh, I remember something else but I can't think of it 
just now." 

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Yalta : "The king gave them land ; equipment and a wife ; and they 
couldn't wish for more." 

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Miss P. : "Shakespeare used more Avords than anv other writer, did he 

Leo B.: "Naw !" 

Miss P., (Snappily) : "Wlio did then?" 

Leo (Meekly) : "Noah Weljster." 

Marie E., (After chorus) : "( ), IUous^It, do you think I can ever do any- 
thing with my voice?" 

!^lr. Blough : "Well, it mij^ht come in handy in case of fire!" 

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Miss P.: "What hapi)ened after Shakespeare died?" 
Robert (Solemnly) : "He was buried." 

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Gonda's Mamma: "\\'hat is the reason P)ob always stays so late when 
he comes to see you?" 

Gonda : "I am, mamma." 

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Miss P: "St. Clair, why can't you be good?" 

St. C. : "Give me an A in deportment and I will." 

Miss P.: "Why can't you l)e good for nothing, like Leo?" 

Miss P., (To scared Freshie) : "Do you ha\e the 'House of the Seven 

Freshie: "Wh\'. er — no; that's not even in our neighborhood.'' 

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Miss P., (Eng. IV): "What led to DeFoe's poverty?" 
Leo : "Six children." 

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Mr. A., (Severely) : "W hat preparation did you make for this lesson?" 
"Fat" ., (Fussed and tluid<ing) : "W'h}'. er. 1 brought my book to class." 

]\Ir. A., (Getting list of great Romans, in Hist. II) : "Claude, would you 
include Lepidus in this list?" 

Claude C, (Promptly): "Yes sir." 
Mr. A.: "Who was Lepidus. anyway?" 
C. C. : "I don't know !" 

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St. C. : "Martha, }ou will write a story for the 'Spectator,' won't you?" 

Martha W: "Me^ 1? Do something for nothing? NOT .MUCH! 

Don't catch ME doing something I don't have to!" 

The Sophomores are great for Phonetic spelling, as their test papers 
show, for instance: — "animel. Jakob. Isik : l)ilt. Abaham, Delfic ; chare, 
Olimpia, sity ; sourounded, Homar ; hurried, tirant ; rular, pellously ; monarks. 
fourses, profet ; voise. joury ; strickly, promice ; simular, throes, Sparata." 

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soldiers' food." 

Mr. Allman : "Where in the world did you get that notion?" 

J\I. E. : "Why the book says, 'Elizabeth was so parsimonous that she 

even pinched her soldiers' rations.' " 

Louise H., (Speaking of one of the teachers) : "He gives me a pain." 
Frank R. : "They are all very painful to me." 

Miss Powell: "What is a vegetarian?" 

Wayne Parsell : "A man that takes care of vegetables." 

Martha K., (Studying Perry's Fight): "Some fight!" 
Willa G. : "Yes, some do and some don't." 

Young Lady: "I should like to get some Canary bird seed, please." 
Claude R., (At Junod's) : "Aw, you can't josh me. Birds grow from 
eggs, not seeds." 

Freshman: "Give me a copy of 'Sohrab and Rustum, please." 
Eddie Kolb : "Yes sir. Here you are for 50 cents." 
Freshman : "I've got only 25 cents so just give me Sohrab." 

"When I was your age I could recite the names of the Presidents back- 
ward and forward," said Mr. x\llman. 

Wayne D. : "Yes, but when you were my age there were not so many 

Miss Powell: "What do you think of this theme?" 
Laurence W. : "It fills the bill allright." 

Prof. Keep: "Mention an oxide." 
Leo B.: "Leather." 
Prof.: "What is leather an oxide of?" 
L. B.: "An 'oxide' of beef." 

Prof. Keep : "We'll let my hat represent Mars." 
Marie E. : "Is Mars inhabited? 

Book Agent: "This book will do half your studying." 
Hobart Fink: "Give me two." 

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Gonda Gares (At the musical): "Do you like 'Chopin'?" 
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Allman (After a long oration by Freed E.) : "You'd like to be a King, 
wouldn't you?" 

Freed : "Listen now and Fll tell you something." i 

Doctor: "I am obliged to tell you, my dear lady, that the falling out of 
your youngster's hair is caused by bacilli." 

Lady : "Yes, doctor, I had thought of the same thing, as I have already 
found quite a number of them." 

Freed E. : "Jim was one of them there guys who thought he was the 
hull cheese." 

Miss Powell : "That's enough Freed, sit down." 

Leo B. : "AVell — er — er — well — I guess — er — that — is — " 
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Lecturer: "When I was a small boy Fwas left an orphan." 
Glen Culver: "What did you do with it?" 

Mr. Keep : "The papers say that nitrates are higher." 

Claude (Waking up) : "What do we care, we never telegraph anyway." 

Leo B., (At newstand) : "I want all the papers for a week back." 
Glen H. : "Aw, you'll have to go to the drug store and get a porous plas- 
ter for a weak back." 

Herman Mast (In Alg. I) : "Fve got 'em all but I ain't got 'em right." 

Miss P.. (After Minard has failed repeatedly to give required quotations 
from "Gems of Literature") : "Well, Minard, can you give anything?" 

Minard R. : "Sure 

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Which was contrary to all precedent 
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When they perceived the presence of the young mutton at the establishment 

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But he continued to remain in the immediate vicinity 
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Claude R. : "I asked her if I could see her home." 

DeLoss : "What did she say?" 

Claude : " 'Why certainly ! I will send you a picture of it.' " 

Paul Coy (To durg clerk) : "Gimme a jitney's worth of dates." 

Drug Clerk : "Sorry but we do not carry fruit." 

P. C. : "Aw, brighten up and gimme a five cent calendar." 

Mr. Allman (In animal husbandry) : "Silage is good feed for chickens." 
Wade L. : "Where does it grow?" 

A choice bit from Russel F.'s European War essay : "It is wrong to write 
jokes about the French soldiers' trousers ; they are red and flambouyant but 
they cover as brave and tender hearts as ever beat." 

Mr. Allman : "What paper is printed by the Prohibitionists?" 
Walter G. : "The Police Gazette." 

Robert D. : "Is my nose Roman?" 

Willa G. : "No, of course not ; its stationary." 

"Caesar sic dicat onerat ; egressi lictum." 

Junior version : "Caesar sicked a cat on a rat ; I guess he licked him." 

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Mr. Allman: "It is said that the Spanish Hidalgos would go 3,000 miles 
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Fred E. : "Nonsense, you can't believe half you hear about those foreign 

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porch where Benny W. chanced to see him. 

"Hello," he called, "I see you are shaving on the outside." 
"Sure," responded Bruce, "What do you think I am? Fur lined?" 

Sam: "I know where you can get a chicken dinner for 15 cents." 
Carlton S.: "Where?" 

Sam: "At the feed store." 


Bair: "They say fish is good for the brain." 

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Alary O. : "Did you ever read 'Looking' Backwards'?" 

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Minard Rose: "I sa \va 'Fairie Queen' down in Si's office." 

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Harry H. : "Say, I'm just crazy to sing." 

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Edna Spade: "Oh, have I ofifended you? I'm so delicate I don't think.*' 
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Aubrey Weiss (Reading aloud from article) : "The Czar of Russia asked 
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Aliss Clauson (Lecturing on trip to Japan) : "The steamboats are grand; 

they have great cabins ; elaborate saloons " 

Gomer Shank : "Me for a life on the sea." 

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Miss Powell (In Eng. Ill) : "Who carried ofif the Holy Grail, Ora?" 
Ora : "I don't know. I — T didn't go out with the boys last Hallowe'en."; 

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Mr. Keep (In Gen. Sci.) : "Glen, what is oxygen?" 

Glen: "Oxygen is a round object somewhat resembling an O." ; 

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Heard at a Junior class party: "Oh, Ruth! Let me up to stretch." 


Mr. Blough (On chorus morning) : 'Has anyone a selection?" 
Leo Bair: "Yes. The three tramps." 
Mr. Blough: "I don't believe I ever heard of that." 
L. L. B. : "Aw. yes you have. It goes 'Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys 
are marching.' " 

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Airs. Fairfield: "I saw Tom Marshall while I was in Washington, — you 

know he is an Indiana man — and so is his wife." 


Willa G. : "I want some toilet soap.'' 

Drug Clerk: "Will you have it scented or unscented?" 

W. G.: "Oh! Well I guess I'll take it with me." 

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Smith: "I must have made a hit in the Senior class play for the whole 
audience gazed in open-mouthed wonder." 

Emily : "Wonderful ! It is seldom you see a whole audience yawning 

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Air. Goodwin: "Say, look here! You aren't getting half as much milk 
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Walter: "Nope, sort o' lost my pull," 

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Emily : "I think of Kentucky every time I look at you." 

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Miss Powell: "Troas, what about your oral composition?" 
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Mr. Allman: "What's all that growling over there?" 

Rob Douglas (Loud whisper) : "That's Rachel's hair snarling." 

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"Bill" Carver: "Why do you sit on all of my jokes?" 

Ed. : "Because they have no point to prevent it." 


Miss Powell (In Eng. IV) : "What is the contrast between L'Allegro and 
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Newt Dygert : "The same as between Happy Hooligan and Cloomy Gus." 


Lady Artist: "I want to paint a cow." 

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Nina R. : "We were performing experiments in the dark room yesterday." 
Birdie Morrison : "What course is that in? I want to take it." 

Wilma Slade (In Ancient Hist.) : "What made Vulcan lame?" 
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4- — Freshmen mistake themselves for Seniors ! 
5. — Freshies still "balled up." 

.6. — Mr. Seible in Geom. Ill : "Whose foot was measured to get the theory 
of 12 inches making one foot?" 
Pauline Hendry: "Yours." 
7. — Fire drill — all out in one minute. 
8. — Class pin agent to see the Seniors. ': 

II. — English IV class didn't have their lesson. Miss Powell made a few 

i2.--Seniors order class pins and rings. (At 11:15 prompt all Seniors 
dropped a book on the floor, accidently or otherwise). 

13. — Hist. II., Bryan G., talking about prehistoric China, says, "The Chinese 
lived in cages." (Meaning caves). 

14. — Seniors conduct does not improve any. 

15. — Miss Powell stations the English II class and tells them that is where 
they belong the rest of the year. 

18. — Victrola this morning. 

19. — Eng. II., Ruth G., talking about Phil Ratclifif, said, "He had his ears 
cut ofif for swearing." Grace S. : "Do they cut ofif your ears for swear- 
ing?" Miss Powell: "Well, not many would have ears if they did." 

20. — Sophomores organize. 

21. — Mr. Plough in chorus: "You sopranos and altos ought to be proud of 
your basses." 

22. — Hist. II. Freed E. : "What's that second word?" Mr. Allman : "Ad- 
vice; you need a lot of it." 

2C.. — Mr. Al, looking at Dorothea P. and Irma G., then to Paul G., (the only 
one on the front seat) said : "Guess I will have to put some more 
the front seat." 

26. — Mary Ogden in History IV.. discussing the Salem Witchcraft, says: 
"And the Goodwin child (Walter) will be bewitched." 

27. — In Eng. II Carlton Fink informed the class that Lot was Abraham's 

28. — Spectator Staff decide to have a benefit picture show. 

29. — School out for the Fair. Hurrah ! 

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9. — Great commotion caused in Junior and Senior sections by a large spider, 

a remnant of the fair, 

10. — Ready for work once again ? 

II. — St. Clair tells Nina that girls wear a string of beads and a smile in 

winter and furs in summer. 
12. — Mr. Allman informs Hist. IV class that they are doing rotten work in 

13. — One of our Freshies hasn't been taught how to walk down stairs yet. 

Ask Clara H. about the first lesson ! 
14. — Nothing going ! 
15. — Mr. Allman announces that a Freshman boy has been receiving too 

much attention from a certain Freshman girl. He begs for help. He 

gets sympathy. 
17. — Everybody signs for Spectators. 
18. — Senior (Looking at grade on returned Chem. paper) : "Blessed are 

they that want nothing for they shall get it." 
19. — General commotion. Mr. Allman takes 10 minutes to "bawl out" a poor 

Freshie when it only took the poor thing one minute to commit the 

20. — Kids outside yell. "Snow." Mr. Allman: "'Snow,' cries the schoolboy." 
21. — Slight change in weather. 
24. — Seniors "unruly." 
25. — Grade cards are handed out. School out for two days ! Teachers go 

to Indianapolis. 
26. — Eng. II. Miss Powell: "Gomer, would you not call Miles Standish 

boastful?" Gomer: "I never read him." 
2y. — Hist. II. Mr. Allman to St. Clair Van.: "You will have to talk louder 

to these women. St. Clair: "Well, they don't need to talk so loud; I 

can hear them." 
28. — Gonda Gares declares herself a Bachelor Maid. (Do we all agree?) 
30. — Hallowe'en. 

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I. — Claude in Hist. IV., (movinfy chair away) "Am I squeezing you?" 

Wilma : "Not at all." 
2. — Mary O'., in Com. x\rith. : "Four years from now will be 2000 A. D." 
3. — Edna Spade: "I am going to stay at home tonight so that I can eat 

onions for supper." 
4. — Eng. II. Miss Powell : "Gail, who wrote the Declaration of Independ- 
ence?" Gail S. : "George W^ashington." 
5. — Miss Creel refuses to "teeter totter" with Freshies. 
8,— No Algebra II. Mr. Seibel sick. 

9. — Everyone excited about election. "Hot" debate in Hist. IV. 
lo. — Mr. Allman informs us of the election of Pres. Wilson. He bore the 

defeat very well. The Democrats have great rejoicing. 
II. — Mr. Keep in Com. Arith. : "I want you to learn that table." Wayne D. : 
"Let's cut that table out." Mr. Keep: "Ves and paste it in your head." 
14. — Eng. II. Miss Powell informs the class that they are here for work 

and not play. 
15. — Tenor section practice. Four "gallant" young men leave the room. 
16. — Carlton Smith and Edna Spade Imld hands across the aisle. Blushes ! 

Alas! Carlton's hands are still cold. 
17. — Sophomores give first literary program. 
18. — Alg. II. Mr. Seibel: "Russel. I wouldn't be as lazy as you." Russel : 

"You never saw me work." Mr. Seibel: "I guess that is right." 
19. — "Benny" and "Stuller" blossom out in ling trousers ! Such an addition. 
22, — Mr. Allman plays checkers with the pupils ; tries to get them all in 

the king row. 
27,. — Leo Bair is forcing his attentions upon Dorthea Cline. _ He is trying 

to mimic the "Freshies." 
24. — Seniors have preliminar}- try-out for the class play, 
25. — Moving day for the Juniors. 
28. — New chairs are installed in Room B. 

29. — Cupid at last ties the knot — "Pop" Keep and Miss Coltrin are married. 
29-30. — Thanksgiving vacation. 


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4- — Everyone suffering from lack of food during vacation. 

5. — Emmet McClue tries to tip the bookcase over and nearly succeeds. 

6. — A "case just arrived; Ardeth Nichols and Roscoe Crissinger. 

7. — Miss Powell to Freshmen : "Now you have been eating too much din- 
ner again." 

8. — Mr. K. in Commercial Arithmetic : "Someone has made the statement 
that when one clearly understands carpeting and papering they will be 
able to go to house-keeping." Claude R., "They sure would be old 

II. — Mr. Blough (In chorus) : "Minard, will you sing the solo part?" Minard : 
"Oh. I have a heart for the audience." 

12. — Senior: "Br. Blough, will your wife let you buy tickets for the senior 

13. — Seniors rehearse. 

14.- — No work among Seniors. 

15. — Senior class play. 

18. — Back to work again. 

19. — Miss Gilmore (In Geometry III): "\Miat is a median?" L. D. : "We 
never had one of them there minor details." 

20. — Mr. A., (Speaking to Freed in History II, about Greek colonies) : "How 
about life in these coloies?" Freed: "They were lively!" 

21. — A lecture on chewing gum and eating peanuts, etc. 

22. — School out for Xmas vacation Jan. 3. 

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3- — In this "Happy New Year." everyone begins anew. Many resolutions! 
Paul Coy enters school. 

i 4. — Edna S. to St. Clair: "What's the matter, 'Pears,' you sick?" St. Clair: 
i; "Yep, at the head!" Edna: "Here's my remedy; have some peanuts!" 

i5. — As Edna .Stetler and Wayne Crandall walked down the street, a little 
birdie chirped, "True lo\e is blind !'' 

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: 6. — Senior Class party at Edna's — Seniors nearly late to s'^hool. 

7. — Miss Powell to Hobert V.: "What does 'Johnson's learn«^d sock' mean?" 
Robert: "I suppose the kind of sock he wore!" 

10. — B. B. girls purchase "Red Middies." ! 

ri.— Pot luck, dinner at Domestic Hotel. 

12. — Girls spring their red middies — Center of attraction I 

13, — In Hist. II. "h^at" C. says Hannibal "fleed" (fled) from the Romans. 

16. — "Wanted, by Allman." a list of the State Exam, questions, said to be 

wandering around among the Seniors! "Who's guilty?" 
17-18- 19. — Semester Exams. 

22. — Back in school after Exams. Wliat a sick looking bunch of folks! 
2^. — Lucile Myers late to school. 

24. — Miss Powell ( Eng. HI): "\\'hat effect did Cooper's living by Otsego 
lake have upon his writings?" Harry H. : "It enabled him to write 
'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.' *" 

25. — Grade cards are handed out ! ! ! 

26. — History II are allowed at last to see their examination papers. 

29.— Victrola this A. M ! 

30. — Miss P. in Eng. IV: (Leo and St. C. \'. flunking): "The Bible says 
'The young men shall dream dreams and the old men shall see visions/ 
but for Heaven's sake boys, don't do your dreaming in here!" 

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I. — "Ground Hog" saw his shadow. 
2. — Everyone bothered with a cold. 

3, — :\Ir. A.. (In History IV) : "Edna, if you were President Wilson now, 
would you declare war or what?" Edna S, : "Naw, Ed write another 
note !" 

5. — Cold wave no school. Wind from west. 

6. — School again. Wind blows from southwest. 

9. — Notes are flying between a certain Senior girl and a Junior boy. "Some 
case !" 

10. — Mr. Seibel (Geom. II) : "Martha, give the ending to that proof." Mar- 
tha W.: 'T. D. Q., (meaning Q. E. D.)" 

II. — No German II. Mr. Seibel fails to appear to keep assembly room. 

13. — Mr. A.: "There must have been some more parties in that Senior 
Class — their lessons, whew!!!" 

14. — Hist. II. Claud C. speaks of Scalpio (Scipio), the great Roman. 

15. — Lucile Meyers: "I'm not crazy about even one boy in town." 

16. — Emmet Parrot springs a new pair of shoes and a new tie. Some class ! 

17. — English IV. Miss Powell: "Newton, what do we mean by a well-read 
man?" Newton (Wildly) : "Why a — a healthy Indian!" 

18. — Sophomore girl to Junior girl, (In the hall) : "I don't know where to 
carry my powder puff; where does Rachel carry hers?" Junior boy, 
(Strolling past) : "On her face most of the time." 

19. — Mr, Seibel teaches physics. Mr. Keep is unable to be out. 

21. — Mr. A. is sick and unable to attend school this morning, Alas, he is 
able to be here in the afternoon but has a padded collar. 

22. — Seniors are unruly. 

23. — Mr. A. gives several of the Senior girls a grand balling out — corres- 
pondence is the main subject. 

24. — Same Senior girls are threatened seats on the Freshman side. 

25. — Robt. Douglass, a noble Senior, was found seated as a Freshman today. 

26j — That innocent rubber of Valta Carver's hit Blough on the head. Some 
commotion ! 

27. — W^anted ! Some other teacher to keep Assembly Room at dinner hour, 

28. — 'Tis said Benny and "his wife" had a fight!!! Can it be? 

To Those Who Graduate- 

That this end may be but 

the beginning of an era of 
self advancement, and that 
this success may but stimu- 
late your mental and physi- 
cal resources to their fullest 
abilities is the wish of 


"Where Well Dressed People Trade" 

I. — March came in like a lamb. Everyone has spring fever. 

2. — First game of County Tournament. 

5. — Angola won I)y a score of 44' 17. Three cheers for A. H. S. 

6. — Mr. Stiefel takes pity on the A. A. and gives them 5 per cent of his 

Saturday sales. The amount he gave the A. A. was $40.21. He will 

be remembered by the boys and girls of A. A. 
7. — A stale case arrived by freight, "Bun and Bill." 

8. — Newt Dygert forgets one rainy morning and stalks into the A. R. with 

his umbrella. 
9. — Scarlet fever scare. Four cases in H. S. 
10. — Many vacant seats in the A. R. 

12. — B. B. boys go to Kendallville to Dist. Tournament. They loose but 
have a place on the map. 

13. — School closes for a week's vacation on account of scarlet fever. Spring 
vacation ! 

19. — School once more. Everyone delighted (?). 

20. — Valta G., in Eng. IV.: "Robert Browning married and thev lived well; 
— that is, they didn't get a divorce." 

21. — Carlton Smith finds St. Clair flinin' with the Freshmen girls. He de- 
cides to watch him. 

22. — Frank Tiffany makes a stal) at chewing — PLUG! Poor thing gets sick. 

23. — Some Junior boys still feel the eft"ects of trip to Kendallville. 

24. — Juniors break camera. Ask Marie about it. 

25. — Mr. Limberger Cheese visits Chem. Class. Whew! Who invited him? 

26. — Sophs, and Freshies get their faces snapped. 

27. — Spectator staff have their pictures taken at 12:30. Reach school at i :30. 
Wonder why? Ask and we won't tell you. 

28. — Scarlet fever seems to have a great liking for some folks. 

29. — Would it seem possible to see Whit without Clara? 

^o. — The S. O. S. sure does try to make a hit, but we wise ones won't bite. 

31. — For Sale: Plenty of fresh soft soap. Bruce B. and Ruth Z. 

Celluloid Explodes 

Don't wear Celluloid Collars 
they are dangerous 

Wear pure white Linen 
We keep it white 


Angola City 



Have your picnics and 
outings at 

Lake James 

The coolest spot in 
Northern Indiana 

For car rates and other 
information call 

Indiana Utilities 

Geo. r. Stoner 

The News and 
Book Man 



Northeast Corner Square 
Angola, Ind. Phone 182 


Nyal Quality 

Drug Store 


I. — All Fools' day — Here's where some 

people make Their annual ' hit." 
3. — Sam and St. Clair ship drawings of 
Spectators off to Engraving Company, 
also get a "dummy" Spectator made. 
4. — Hist. H. Mr. Allman : "Why was the 
forum called 'the Wall Street' of 
Rome?" Laura B. : "Because it was 
paved !" 
5. — Frank T., (Com. Law, reading from 
book) "A had a shop in Si-ox City." 
(Sioux City). 
6. — Even the Profs, make them ; for in- 
stance, Mr. A. in Hist. H : "The Rom- 
an walls were wide enough so that a 
soldier could 'parole' (patrol) them on 
8. — All. Hist. H) • "Roman soldiers were 
not tall men, but were strong and 
heavy set like Russel." (Great ap- 
9. — Hist. IV. : Edna votes mixed ticket — 
Woman suffrage reigns. 

II. — Sam Brooks in Chem. Refine crude 
oil by means of a cream separator. 
The idea — He's our editor-in-chief. 

12. — Examination in English IV. After- 
wards Eng. IV^ students take their 
books from their desk and use them 
for a foot stool the rest of the day. 

13. — Xewt. to Edna, who had been yawn- 
ing: "What's the trouble now, Ed?" 
Ed : "Dh, this earth has undergone a 
complete change." 

14- — Chem. IV students make bread. Mr. 
Keep, I think I hear some loud talk- 
ing and I'm sure it's Valta Carver." 

15. — Spring is sure here — So is war!!! 

16. — Everyone is patriotic. Sophomore boys 
wear flags on their collars. 

17. — Senior Domestic Science girls enter- 
tain school board for dinner. 

18. — Carlton Smith out of school on account 
of sickness. 

19. — Class invitations arrive but C. O. D. 

2^. — Class of '17 present a large American 
flag to the high school. 

24. — George Letts visits school. 

26. — Juniors have box social at Christian 

2/. — Cong. Fairfield tells us of his trip to 

29. — Claude Reese and Xina Ritter, honor- 
able Seniors, are seated among the 
Sophomores, by request. 

30. — Fake candy is distributed around. A. 
R. O. U. onions 1! ! ! 

To the Class of 1917: 

Tri-State College congratulates 
you in having finished a High 
School education. You have done 
well and you will never regret the 
time and effort it has required. 

Should it be possible for any of 
you to pursue a higher education 
you will not regret that either. 
You can do that at small expense 
in your own home city. 

Tri-State College has regular col- 
lege courses leading to degrees; a 
college of Engineering, a college 
of Pharmacy, and a Standard Nor- 
mal Department. It has also an 
efficient Commercial Department, 
Domestic Science, Music and sev- 
eral other lines of work. 

The Summer Term Opens June 5, 1917 

Tri-State College 


1-2-3-4- — Diphtheria scare vacation. 

7. — War sure makes "hard times" for ns all." 

S. — Could you believe it? Whil and Clara have quit. 

9. — Two of our dignified Seniors are preparing to leave for the West. 

10. — Commotion on Freshmen side. 

II. — Facualty reception. 

12. — Seniors play "ball" up the aisles. Mr. Blough as umpire. 

13. — Wayne Crandall caught talking to Wilma Powers. Mr. Allman: 
"Wayne, you better be careial or I'll report you to Edna." 

15. — Spectators issued. Great commotion. 

16.— Comments on Spectators. 

"8. — INlr. Blough: "Wayland, did you drop that book on purpose?" Way- 
land : "No, sir ; I dropped it on the floor." 

20. — School out for the Seniors. Auf Wiedersehen! 

21. — Crams for exams. 

22. — Still more cramming among the Juniors. 

2T^. — Senior and Junior reception. 

24-25. — Electrocutions. 

2y. — Bac. 

31. — Commencement. 





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Office over American Express Co. 

Phone 324 


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this year, but our aim is 
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Barber Shop 


East Maumee Street 

Wood & Creel 


Physicians and Surgeons 


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Funeral Director 

Office Days: Wednesdays 
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Sunday Dinners a Specialty 


Office over Angola Bank 
Trust Co. 

Phones- 180 and 198 

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Andrews, Frank 

♦Dickinson. Mate Carleton Jackson. Mich. 

Averv. Seth Wire Fence Agent Pleasant Lake, Ind^ 

♦Mitchell, Delia iChadwick Yieal 

Snyder, W. W ,- 

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1882 ^. ^, 

*RielPr R B . . St. Augustine, Fla. 

*i$igier, a. u Aneola Ind. 

♦Braman, Jennie Sams Flwnorl' Ind 

♦Carpenter. Luna Dawson Elwo^od, nd. 

Chadwick. C. Alie Dentist ^ Dead 

♦Gilbert. Delia Gale ^^^^ 

♦Kinney, Ethel Williams • • • • " " " " " ' woah 

♦Kinney. Freeman Bookkeeper Vancouver, msh. 

♦Gale. Waldo Angola Ind 

♦Daum. Nora Leas ^^f^^ ^^S" 

♦Mitchell. Ella Freeman I |o a' nd 

♦Patterson. Leona Weaver Dead 

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♦Boozer. Ella Leas ^"^"^^'oead 

♦Brewer, Ida Weaver Dead 

Cole. Nettie Aneoia Ind. 

♦Dodge. Lizzie Cline ; ; •• ; • -^^etS'l^' Dak. 

Eber y, Victor Waterloo, Ind. 

♦Eberly, Willis FHwards Miss 

♦Lehman, Ethie Burlingame Edwards, mss^ 

Owen. Bell •■•••• ■-- - -;j i,^^ 

♦Sholtz. Louis An/ola Ind 

♦Sheldon. Lizzie McConnell XnK fi' Ind 

♦Wells. Hattie Marrow Irva'n O 

♦Willet. Rose Weicht J^ ^^[^ 'j,^^; 

♦Freligh, Nettie Fast Angoia. 

1885 ^ , 

„ T.^. • Dead 

Boon. Mmnie Dead 

Chilson Frank ^^. , • ■ ;.■.■.■;.■; Redfield,' S. Dak. 

♦Grain, Z. A KanKei Louis Mo 

♦Mann, Edessa Johnson ^'" bead 

♦Miller. Etta Leas 

1886 ^ , 
„ , Dead 

Beil. Frank Aneola Ind. 

♦Bollinger. Dora Plaster .^. ^ -^^ .••■•. •••••; ; ; ; ; ^jjg^l^' ^,, 

♦Boone. Acquilla R- R- ii^ngineei = Dead 

Ettinger Zoe ^. •••■•• Cincinnati. O. 

♦Lewis. Emily Kinney Minister .'.... Cincinnati, O. 

!Lewis, Grant K. Ministei Fremont, Ind. 

♦Moody. A ice Sowle Fremont. Ind. 

Weiss. John Toledo O 

♦welch. Ada Phelps VV.'.':.'.'.'. Toledo! O. 

♦Gurtner. Emma Welch 

1887 .^ ,^. , 

„ _, Detroit. Mich. 

Brown. Grace P^^.^ Collins. Col. 

♦-Lorain, L. D. . . Angola, Ind. 

-Emerson, Ina Craig Columbus, O. 

Finch, Carrie ;•■.•. Antmla Ind 

♦Humphreys, Frank B Physician vifoll'n 111 

♦Robinson, Alta Everhart Aneola Ind' 

♦Wickwire, Josie Barnes -^ Rrvn'n o' 

♦Wyandt, Mattie Purinton mydu, w. 

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Years of specialization have made 
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*Bates, Georgia, Kinney Hiram, O. 

♦Brickway, Inez Button Camden, Mich. 

Crandall, Emma Teacher Rahway, N. J. 

♦Freeman, Gula Weaver Angola, Ind. 

*Lane, Millie Gates Angola, Ind. 

*McCauley, Carrie Cole Buckhannon, W. Va. 

Williams, Nellie Lincoln, Neb. 

*Wood, Emma Ireland Dead 


*Gates, Fred C Cleveland, O. 

♦Gilbert, Guy Fort Wayne, Ind. 

♦Miser, Mary Longabaugh • • • Waterloo, Ind. 

*Morse, Wellington Los Angeles, Cal. 


*Bobbit, Salena Carpenter Sedro Wooley, Wash. 

♦Carpenter, Robt. H Editor Elwood, Ind. 

♦Green, Elfie Pickett Bluffton, Ind. 

♦Patee, Chester Mt. Pleasant, Mich. 

Metzgar, Mary Angola, Ind. 

♦Sheets, Jennie Slade Fremont, Ind. 

♦Sowle, Chas Moulder Decatur, Ind. 

♦Sowle, Irving Traveling Salesman Angola 

♦Williamson, Susie Sowle Angola, Ind 

♦Woodhull, Ray Fort Wayne, Ind. 


♦Dixon, R. L Teacher Lansing, Mich. 

♦Pattee, Frank Durand, Mich. 

♦Robinson, Maude Watson Angola, Ind. 

♦Williams, Lell Richardson Angola, Ind. 


Benedict, Lille • • • • ^^^^ 

. Bodley. Leona • ^°^ ,;. , • 

♦Craig, Ona Detroit. Mich. 

♦Laney, Etta Zipfel Cleveland, O. 


♦Averill, Floyd Portland. Ore. 

Brooks, Anna Ango a, Ind. 

♦Hammond, Edna Brandeberry Angola, ina. 

♦Hutchinson, Jennie Pugh Lebanon, ind. 

♦Milhoff, Imo Gale Mountain View Cal. 

♦Wolf Lena Teacher Vancouver, Wash. 

♦Wyrick, Basil • • Editor Chicago, 111. 


♦Allen J W Banker Muncie, Ind. 

♦Allison, Mamie Goodale Angola, Ind. 

♦Browaw. Nora Shank • Angola, Ind. 

♦Cook, Edith Lemmon Fremont, Ind. 

♦Jarrard, Bertha Sewell T^SIka'' Kan 

♦Roose, Nellie Day Topeka, Kan. 

♦Shearer, Mary Pugh ^'}^''}^J ^"^■ 

Walls. Lunetta Teacher Toledo, O. 


♦Brown, Harry Salesman Cleveland, 0. 

♦Carpenter, Royal J Banker . , ^"f"^^ 

-Evans, Tillie Stayner Pleasant Lake, Ind. 

♦Field, Arthur ^''^"^I'Jnf. 

♦ Tt>rrard Wni Clerk Angola 

♦Jeiery'KTt" Ireland Orland, Ind. 

♦Metzeer Irvin Angola, Ind. 

Pugh^ Tillie . : : : KendallvlUe, Ind. 

♦Redding, Mamie Gale HilltdaTe mch' 

♦Roby, Dorothy Fisher Aneola 

♦Shank, Emmet E Lumber Dealer nnnkivk fnd 

♦Singler, Edna Hirst Dunkii k, ina. 


n J- t T-»„iio Los Angeles, Cal. 

Benedict, Delia •• ^ lUot^ inri 

♦Brandeberry, H. K Farmer Metz Ind. 

♦Clark, Sadie Robinson • • t^w?; o 

Enzor, Freeman K Salesman 0.?.^.^ fnd 

♦Goodale, Eva Morse -. ^^^'l^' {^^J" 

♦Crail, Kemery, Blanche Fort Wayne, ma. 

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Phone 51 

Modern equipment for Re- 
building and Recharging 
Storage Battery 

Prompt Service at 

The New Garage 

Phone 275 

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Phone 298 

Angola, Ind 

Thos. P. Trench 

Attorney- at- Law 
Notary Public Real Estate 

Phone 225 

Dr* F* B^ Humphreys 

223 W. Maumee St. 

Calls Answered Promptly 

Angola - - Indiana 

Angola Brick 
& Tile Co. 

Manufacturers of 

Phone 255L 

*Swartz, Anna Bogis Vancouver, Wash. 

*Love, Lulu Slade Angola, Ind. 

*McGrew, Lela Morse Angola, Ind. 

♦Richards, Lillie Orewiler South Bend, Ind. 

Townsend, Deborah Dead 

*Westenhaver, Mabel Post Los Angeles, Ind. 


♦Niehous, Myrtle Shank Angola, Ind. 

*Philley, June Smiley Huntington, Ind. 

♦Willennar, Vera Field Auburn, Ind. 

♦Williams, Lina Jacob Angola, Ind. 


*Estrich, Florence Moore Edon, O. 

*Isenhower, Charles U. S. Army 

*Luce, Clela Powers Angola, Ind. 

*Ryan, Audra Orton Olaga, N. Dak. 

Somers, John Dead 


*Blass, Ralph Traveling Salesman Angola 

*Dirrim, Blanche Garwood Angola, Ind. 

♦Green, Nola Butler Angola, Ind. 

*Markham, Mabel Rose Angola, Ind. 

Miller, Maude Eugene, Ore. 

♦McNaughton, Earl Merchant Ray, Ind. 

♦McNaughton, Pearl Ford Ray, Ind. 

Miller, Will J Monument, Ore. 

*Nyce, James R Lawyer Auburn, Ind. 

♦Shank, Erman Druggist Angola, Ind. 

♦Waller, Will F Doctor Quaker City, O. 


♦Gillis, Robt Dentist Hammond, Ind. 

♦Mclntyre, Etta Carey Indianapolis, Ind. 

♦Sheffer, Sam E Printer South Bend, Ind. 

♦Smith, L. C Florist I Marion, Ind. 

♦Stevens, Edith Hall !...... Mongo, Ind. 

♦Waller, Tina Elya Quaker City, O. 

Zipfel, Glen . Dead 


♦Gale, Louis Phoenix, Ariz. 

♦Gordon, Wava Poland Indianapolis, Ind. 

♦Janes, Vera Gilbert Orland, Ind. 

♦McGrew, Jennie Stahl Grand Rapids, Mich. 

♦Neal. Paul Lawyer Freshwater, Ore. 

♦Purinton, Laura Kannel Dead 

♦Regan. Iva Morse • • • Tulsa, Okla. 

♦Ritter, Clyde Washington, D. C. 

♦Torrence, Clela Kirk Altoona, Penn. 


Beard. Mabel Fort Wayne, Ind. 

Carey, Nellie Teacher Indianapolis, Ind. 

♦Hickman, Veva Castell Greencastle, Ind. 

Grain. Grace Teacher Angola, Ind. 

♦Finley, Alice Sousley Orland, Ind. 

French. Grace Ovando, Mont. 

♦Gates. Louis Cleveland, O. 

♦Devine, Helen Gillis Athol. S. Dak. 

♦Lemmon, Earl Farmer Pleasant Lake, Ind. 

♦iCampbell, Winifred Orton Langdon, N. Dak. 

♦Paddock, Amy Hartman ^^^,, 

♦Uhl, Willis Oswego, 111. 

Wickwire. Esther Angola, Ind. 

Wickwire, Ethel New York, N. Y. 


♦Beard, Fern Brown Angola, Ind. 

♦Albaugh. Eva Beil ^°^^^!'^^^' l^i' 

♦Berlin, Cynthia Kellogg Elkhart, Ind. 

Cline, Carrie Angola, Ind. 

♦Fisher, Mack Barber Angola, Ind. 

♦Fisher. Maude Braun An gola, Ind. 

♦Fisher, Nellie Flint • • • • . ^ , 

♦Freygang Paul San Francisco, Cal. 

♦Qpodale, Ralph Cambridge, Mass. 

D. J. Harding 



Furnace Work a 


Phone 440 Angola, Ind. 


Next Door to Post Office 



Base Ball Goods 

Tennis Goods 

Books and Stationery 

Palace of Sweets 

The store that gives credit 

to Angola. Where you 

take your mother, 

sister, sweetheart 

Always clean, always nice 
No Smoking 

Vlastos & Christ 





At your Service 

*Hagerty, Guy Salesman Muncie, Ind. 

Hathaway, Pearl Composer Angola, Ind. 

Hathaway, Winifred P. 0. Clerk Angola, Ind. 

* Jackson, Howard Druggist Angola, Ind. 

*Kreitzer, Harry Tacoma, Wash. 

Nichols, Nona Danville, Ind. 

* Preston, Lulu Bratton Angola, Ind. 

*Ritter, Edna Johnson Angola, Ind. 

*Sheffer, Maude Cowan Angola, Ind. 

*Beckholt, Vera Snyder Detroit, Mich. 


*Burt, Walter ' Muncie, Ind. 

*Hall, Nellie Castell Angola, Ind. 

* Sanders, Dessa Grain Angola, Ind. 

*Waller, Josephine Finch Angola, Ind. 

*Hall, Gay French Ypsilanti, Mich. 

*Pilliod, Dorothy Gillis Toledo, O. 

*Hall, James Mail Carrier Angola, Ind. 

♦Johnson, Berneice Boyers Robinson, 111. 

*Kratz, Melvin Druggist Angola, Ind. 

*Lacey, Vera Hauver Chicago, 111. 

Luton, Mabel Angola, Ind. 

*May, Edith Gale Phillips, S. Dak. 

*Murphy, Florence Smith Denver, Colo. 

*Pugh, Herbert Salesman Angola, Ind. 

♦Shields, Vesta Flint Henrytown, Tenn. 

*Sheffer, Waldo Banker Angola, Ind. 

*Sowle, Harry Montpelier, Ind. 

*Snyder, Kenneth Kansas City, Mo. 

*Van Horn, Jessie Morse Kalamazoo, Mich. 


Bachelor, Ola Fort Wayne, Ind. 

Beil, Ana Angola, Ind. 

*Butler, J. W Angola, Ind. 

Croxton, Fred Chicago, 111. 

*Dickerson, Don Toledo, O. 

♦Mills, Clara Emerson Olathe, Col. 

♦Fisher, G. A Auburn, Ind. 

♦Kyper, Guy Madison, Ind. 

Nichols, Vern Danville, Ind. 

♦Purinton, Wallace Olivet, 111. 

*Rowe, Adelia Stallman Galesburg, 111. 

♦Thomas, Bessie Tuttle Fort Wayne, Ind. 

Weaver, Lulu Montpelier, O. 

♦Willennar, Marshall D Sanborn, N. Dak. 

♦Woodhull, M. J Angola, Ind. 

♦Weaver, Ethel Bolan Angola, Ind. 

Davis, Clarence Boulder, Colo. 

♦Willennar, Mildred Hauver Sanborn, N. Dak. 

♦Jackson, Vera Dickerson Angola, Ind. 

♦Kratz, Harold F Farmer Angola, Ind. 

♦Hall, Hazel F. Lee Auburn, Ind. 

♦McKinley, Hershall 

Parsell, Oradell Teacher Angola, Ind. 

♦Kratz, Evangeline Pilliod Angola, Ind. 

Wicoff , Wier 

♦Freeland, Leta Carey Jackson, Mich. 

Clay, Lloyd Angola, Ind. 

♦Black, Gay Hall Tippecanoe Lake, Ind. 

Hayward, Elsie Chicago, 111. 

♦Ludwig, Zula Ireland Albion, Mich. 

♦Harris, Margaret Osborne Auburn, Ind. 

♦Hobbs, Mabel Pillird New York, N. Y. 

♦Winkless, Hazel Purinton Chicago, 111. 

Rinehart, Mark Indianapolis, Ind. 

♦Sowle, Paul 

♦Harriman, Mabel Stayner San Antonio, Tex. 

♦Willennar, Zeller Waterloo, Ind. 


Braman, Pansy Angola, Ind. 

Brewer, Elmira Columbus, Wis. 


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First Class Repairing 

Best Materials 

Improved Methods 

Shoes Repaired while you wait 


S. Wayne St. Angola, Ind. 

Dress Up and 
Clean Up... 

Whether it's making new 
clothes or repairing or 
cleaning old ones this is 
the place to get it done 

Ross H. Miller 

Hardware Furniture 
Implements Tin Shop 


Pneumatic Water System 

Cream Separators 

John 0. Matson 

Pleasant Lake, Ind. 

H* Menzenberger's 


Variety Store 

Phone 378 

210 W. Maumee Street 

Angola, Indiana 



Reo Motor Cars 
and Trucks 

Angola - - Indiana 

Bring that Car to 

Angola Garage 

For Repairs 

Price and Work Right 
Phone 479 

iCarpenter, Lois Angola, Ind. 

*Cole, Don Farmer Angola, Ind. 

*Ransburg, Vieve Dutter . Angola, Ind. 

Grain, Faye Angola, Ind. 

♦Gibbons, Edwina Freygang Tacoma, Wash. 

*I^urinton, Ollie Goodwin Olivet, 111. 

Hector, Joseph San Julian, Argentina, S. A. 

Honess, Chas Norman, Okla. 

♦Johnson, Thos Ashley, Ind. 

*Richter, Alta Junod Vernon Center, Minn. 

Kyper, Karl Pioneer, O. 

*Kratzer, Edith Eggleston Angola, Ind. 

Oberlin, Lloyd Angola, Ind. 

*Parrott, Edna Continental, O. 

*Ransburg, Dawson Watertown, S. Dak. 

*Spangle, Pearl Braman Cleveland, O. 

Strayer, Margaret Fort Wayne, Ind. 

Swift, Ola Dead 

Waller, Virgil Cleveland Press Cleveland, O. 

Walsh, Madge Angola, Ind. 

*Bender, Lucy White Toledo, O. 

Wisel, Sabrina Helmer, Ind. 


♦Lambert, Imo Hayward Brownsville, Ind. 

♦Preston, Frederika Wambaugh Detroit, Mich. 

Patterson, Robert Angola, Ind. 

♦Bakstad, Mildred Shank Detroit, Mich. 

♦Kratzer, Flossie Butz Angola, Ind. 

♦Kratz, Elsie Zabst Angola, Ind. 

Honess, Arthur Princeton, N. J. 

Mugg, Mabel Angola, Ind. 

Manahan, Ruth Angola, Ind. 

♦Pocock, Thomas Indianapolis, Ind. 

Boyers, Byron Avon, N. Y. 

♦Shockely, Linda Peachey Indianapolis, Ind. 

Parsell, Florence Art Institute Chicago, 111. 

Lane, Altina Fort Wayne, Ind. 

♦Williamson, Maurice Worcester, Mass. 

Hendry, Louis Dead 

♦McKillen, Mildred Dole Angola, Ind. 

♦Gibbs, Hazel Freligh Angola, Ind. 

♦McKillen, Wayne Clerk Angola, Ind. 

Junod, Grace Fort Wayne, Ind. 

♦Lees, Fern Treese Detroit, Mich. 

Elya, Fred Pittsburg, Penn. 

Stayner, Blanche 

Mallory, Daisy Webster, Ind. 

Peachey, Achsa Fremont, Ind. 

Carpenter, Wilma Dead 

Shank, Charles Northwestern U Chicago, 111. 

♦Walters, Gladys Snyder Dead 

Rakestraw, Elezan Angola, Ind. 

Wyrick, Arlo Fort Wayne, Ind. 

♦Turner, Ila White 4 Canton, O. 

♦Hamlin, Don Druggist Orland, Ind. 

♦Geiger, Velma Swift Fort Wayne, Ind. 

♦Stinebaugh, Edna Lash Grand Rapids, Wis. 


Boozer, Ralph Salesman Detroit, Mich. 

♦Allman, Ethel Chard Angola, Ind. 

Creel, Coleman Bison City, Utah 

Culver, John Ind. Utilities Co Angola, Ind. 

♦Robbins, Velma Deal Allentown, N. J. 

♦ Winans, Lisle Dilworth Auburn, Ind. 

♦Ellithorpe, Dale Jeweler Paxton, 111. 

Ewan, Vera Melbourn, O. 

Elston, Lynn Physician Chicago, 111. 

♦Fast, Frank Edon, O. 

♦Bryan, Rheba French Angola, Ind. 

♦Goidwin, Warren Fremont, Ind. 

Ritter, Alda Angola, Ind. 

Sickles, Burton Angola, Ind. 

Smith, Lucile Angola, Ind. 

Tasker, May Angola, Ind. 



For your 

Grocery Co. 

AMOS JUNOD, Manager 

The Home of 



Angola, Indiana 
Phone 260 

Mast Bros. 



The Place that gives 

Kanny's Electric Shop 

All Kinds of Wiring 
and Supplies 

Edison Mazda Lamps 
Indian Gasoline 

Havoline Oil 
Goodrich Tires 

Fairbanks-Morse Engines 
Phone 235-2484 

VanCleave, Ruth Atlanta, Ind. 

*Walcott, Glen Hickman. Cal. 

*Legier. Faye Burt • • • • Detroit, Mich. 

Brennan, Pearl Angola, Ind. 

Coy, Wilma Ango a, Ind. 

Creel, Joyce Teacher in A. H. S Angola, Ind. 

iCastell, Lois Trice, Utah 

Dewey, Neva Ango a, Ind. 

Gilmore, Florence Angola, ina. 

Kirk Hazel Bucyrus, 0. 

♦Dickinson. Bess Harding Jackson Mich. 

*Lutz, Mabel Fast • • ^^^^soja Ind. 

*Hawkes, Orinda Lazenby Litchfield, Mich. 

Lazenby, Lotta Montgomery Mich. 

♦Zimmerman, Muriel Watkins Angola, Ina. 

Wier, Alda -^1!?°^^' ^Vn' 

Woodring, Warner Chicago, III. 

*Kolb, Lois McCool Angola, Ind. 

*Carey, Okel Mark f "^""'w^"?' 

*Ettinger, Ned Ann Arbor Mich. 

Gilmore, Alta ^"^°^^' ^^n" 

Wells, Leighton ^^'''^^°• x l 

Hanselman, Enola • Angola, Ina. 

*Day, Mabel Rinehart •' Hamilton, ina. 

■ *Freligh, Cliffton Angola, Ind. 

♦Pfenning, Clela Omstead Stroh, Ind. 

♦Rogers, Aria Pence Helmer, Ina. 

Hendry. Enola Ango a, Ind. 

, Phillips. Wava Angola. Ind. 

Kunkle. Helen ' • • • ^Mcago, 111. 

Palfrevman, David Fort Wayne. Ind. 

Avery," Hazel Ango a, nd. 

♦Zimmerman. Glen ^^^''^^' ^ni 

Woodring, Ruth ?^'''¥'''t I 

Deller, Frank Farmer Ango a, Ind. 

Sniff, Irma Teacher Ango a, Ind. 

Parsell, French ^■t''^''^''' it' 

♦Boggs, Ruth Parsell Pittsbuig. Pa. 

Hall Burl Angola. Ind. 

Honess. Edith .^^^V'^'mS" 

♦Kidney, Charles A"^^""!^' ! h' 

VanCleave. Helen Atlanta, nd. 

. Walsh. Wade ^ ■ • • • A^^oJ^' ^^• 

♦Sparks, Zema Ettinger Pleasant Lake, Ind. 

Dygert, Ellen Ango a, d. 

Culver. Don a ^° t ! i 

Robertson. Frances Ango a. d. 

Bratton. Corneal • • • Angola. Ind. 

♦Crews, Marjorie Burkhart ^^'?^,l I' u.?{ 

♦Parr, Lloyd .I'^'K^^^l' u.t' 

Evans, Jessie ^^''"^l^^'nt ^n^" 

♦Hubbel, ina Storey Angola Ind. 

Smith, Imo ^ } I ' t,Vh 

♦Parsell, Muriel Spears D^rroT^ch 

Kohl, Herman uetroii, Mien. 

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nnlP Pvrl Angola. Ind. 

♦EU son Florence" Man'in Grand Haven Mich. 

Fllint Heher Indianapolis. Ind. 

Elliot, Heber . . . . . Indianapolis, Ind. 

Ettinger Marlin Purdue University ^^^t'wZTe, \nt 

♦S^n^^winifredParseii:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::..-^ r^^l^- iS^- 

Parsell Louis Purdue University Lafayette, Ind. 

Farseii, J-oms Rochester, Ind. 

Parish, L. D Phicaeo 111 

♦Lough, Martha Pollock Fremont 'ind 

Rummel, Hermione * remoni, luu. 

Our Line-Up 




Peppermint Oil 





Sheldon & Co. 

On the Square 

H. R. Weicht 

Leading Funeral 

We make our casket 
shells of cypress 

"The Wood Eternal" 

Steel caskets lower 
than wood 

Best Motor Equipment in the city 

You can find what 
you want in 




Shoe Store 

Glover's Treatment 

for Dandruff 

Adams & Bender 


Is wnat you want and 
what you get here. 
All of the good things 
to eat and at reason- 
able prices. 

Jess Thomas 

*Wymond Ritter Banker Angola, Ind. 

*King, Glada Shumway North Robinson, Ohio. 

Webb, Mildred Angola, Ind. 

Webb, Rachel Angola, Ind. 

*Snellenberger, Clyde Mount Pleasant, Mich. 

Parsons, Maggie Teacher Angola, Ind. 

Hoyward, Birdena Teacher Ypsilanti, Mich. 

Gilmore, Harry Chemist Detroit, Mich. 

Garrett, Florence Teacher Angola, Ind. 

€oy, Blanche Angola, Ind. 

Junod, Frances Angola, Ind. 

Pence, Samuel Deputy Auditor Angola, Ind. 

Crampton, Zema Angola, Ind. 

Miller, Ruth Angola, Ind. 

Pollock, Agnes Teacher Alvordeon, O. 

Wilson, Lloyd University of Phila Philadelphia, Pa. 

Kohl, Rose .^ Angola, Ind. 

Rummel, Helen . . . .* Fremont, Ind. 

♦Foraker, Adabelle Wolcott Detroit, Mich. 

Jeffrey, Eber Angola, Ind. 

Ramsay, Berneice Angola, Ind. 

Dygert, Florence Angola, Ind. 

Bixler, Genevra Teacher Angola, Ind. 

Sheldon, Donald Angola, Ind. 

Chard, Esther Angola, Ind. 

Parsell, Alan Angola, Ind. 


Bair, Russell Teacher Montpelier, O. 

Leininger, Mildred Angola, Ind. 

Kunkle, Marjorie Angola, Ind. 

Hammond, Floy Angola, Ind. 

Orwig, Eva Pleasant Lake, Ind. 

Zimmer, Ford T. S. C Angola, Ind. 

Brunson, Laura Teacher Corunna, Ind. 

Goodwin, Arline T. S. C Angola, Ind. 

Martin, Eva Angola, Ind. 

Miller, Joyce Angola, Ind. 

Walcott, Winifred Angola, Ind. 

Coleman, Bess T. S. C Angola, Ind. 

Stage, Ora Angola, Ind. 

Elston, Ralph T. S. C Angola, Ind. 


Gundrum, Lolabelle Metz, Ind. 

Emerson, Thomas Angola, Ind. 

Redding, Lois T. S. C Angola, Ind. 

Moody, Berniece T. S. C Angola, Ind. 

Cline, Dean Angola, Ind. 

Lehman, Lois Hiram, O. 

Wolfe, Henry Angola, Ind. 

Masters, Ruth Fort Wayne, Ind. 

McClellan, Sterling Angola, Ind. 

Ingalls, Gertrude Angola, Ind. 

Castell, Stanley Depauw University 

*Whitlock, Elsie Rinehart Angola, Ind. 

Myers, Lois Otsego township 

Wilcox, Leo Angola, Ind. 

Webb, Lucile Angola, Ind. 

Ireland, Ana Orland, Ind. 

Cain, Harold Angola, Ind. 

Slade, Phyllis Angola, Ind. 

Webb, Jane Angola, Ind. 

Clark, Glen Angola, Ind. 

Goodale, Daphne Angola, Ind. 

Metgzar, Gaylord Fort Wayne, Ind. 

Pollock, Jeanette Angola, Ind. 

Mast, Erwin Angola, Ind. 

Moss, Ellen Angola, Ind. 

Howell, Harold Albion, Mich. 

Morgan, Marjorie Angola, Ind. 

Wambaugh, Anna Angola, Ind. 

Wolf, Dono Angola, Ind. 

Hanselman. Mildred Angola, Ind. 

Fairfield, Myra Angola, Ind. 

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Angola, Indiana 

O.B. Galloway 


Pleasant Lake, Ind. 
Phone 23 

Special treatment given 
to Pyorrhea 



Peacemaker Flour 

Has stood the test. You do the 
rest by patronizing home indus- 
try. Keep your money at home. 

Angola Flouring Mills 

Chas. E. Wells 



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We have the goods 

Trv) Our Ads 


Persons wishing to be revenged on 
us for this and Avanting to fight the 
Editor, please call on Jack Johnson, 
our otticial bodyguard, and wi-eak 
your revenge on hini. 

WANTED — New hearts to capture. 
Apply H. H., "'The Apollo of the 
Junior Class.'' 

WANTED— Words of not more 
than six syllables to use in con- 
versation with those not so fc^rtu- 
nate as I in the knowledge of Web- 
ster (Noah). Send to Minard R. 

Rides in Bi^ Overland Six and 
use of rent — free cottage at the lake, 
"all for love." Only those thorough- 
ly experienced need apply. Address 
R. Z.. P. O. Box 234,013. 

WANTED— Bursts of unchecked 
applause (limited only by the blue 
Sky above) to be given immediate- 
ly after our dynamic, incomparable 
mourning speeches about conduct, 
etc. Hand to Profs. H. B. A. and 
A. S. 

WANTED— Nerve to make dates. 
Give to P>ank T. 

WANTED — Human talking ma- 
chines to learn my (piotation as- 
signments, also one (i) base burn- 
er for use in my classroom during 
winter months. Telephone or call, 
"The Lady in Room B." 

WANTED — Someone to show us 
how to begin to get ready to get 
started to half-way equal the bril- 
liance, wit, and artistic ability 
sh<iwn in the '17 Spectator. We are 
desperate, and any suggestions will 
be thankfully received. Send to the 

WANTED — Someone to realize 
what a regular dare devil I am. F. 

V/ANTED— Help! Will somebody 
come to our aid and suggest a 
way by which we can keep Robt. 
D., Russel C, and Paul C. from 
working so hard on their lessons? 
These misguided boys are wearing 

themselves away to shadows burn- 
ing "the midnight oil," and any sug- 
gestions will be eagerly grasped by 
A Distraught h'aculty. 

WANTED— A hairdresser for Gail 
Shoup. Apply to the Sophs. 

WANTED — A chance to show our 
awe-inspiring, inexhaustible know- 
ledge of the language of the Lats, 
commonlv called Latin. Show us a 
Lat and we'll talk to him in his own 
language, or forfeit our Virgil cred- 
its ' Yours for Latin, Aubrey W. 
and St. C. V. References :— Miss 

WANTED — Girls to admire my 

form, "figger" and rare B. B. 

ability. See Claude C. 

WANTED TO SELL — Valuable 
course of lessons on "How to Lure 
the Timid College Duck From Its 
Lair." Reason for selling: We are 
too timid and bashful ourselves to 
use the valuable information con- 
tained in them. Address, Willa G. 
and Ethel E. 

WANTED — INIetal helmet similar 

to the German army helmet, for 

warding ofif missies from above. 

Mail or hand to Prof. F. B. 

WANTED TO SELL — My great 
respect for the Seniors' know- 
ledge of American Hist. On acct. 
of the H. C. of L. will sell very 
cheap for cash. Write, phone or 
call on Prof. H. B. 

W.ANTED — A ticket to a safe 
place of refuge if my identity is 
discovered. Prefer Northern France 
or Mexico. Mail to Izick Ishudwur- 
ry, care Spectator Staff. 

WANTED — A chance to unload 
my superfluous knowledge and 
lift the gloom from this ignorant old 
world. Consult Bruce B. 


Pleasant Lake 
Is headquarters for all 
kinds of building material 
and fence posts. Lumber 
is not high when compared 
with other things. In fact, 
it is the cheapest thing on 
the market today. Come 
and let us show you. 

Pleasant Lake 
Lumber Co. 

Pleasant Lake, Ind. 

Carpenter Floral Store 

Full line of cut flowers on hand 
Potted plants of all kinds 

We make a specialty of Floral 

Sprays and funeral design 


Bucklen Block E. Maumee St. 

Phone 519 Angola, Ind. 


Veterinary Surgeon 

Office at Little's Livery 

Phones- ^^^- ^^2-X 
i-nones. ^^^^ ^^g 

Angola Fruit Co. 

All fancy fruit in season 
Sanitary Ice Cream Parlor 

Also fancy line of 

Everything Neat 

Call and see 

Tuttle's Restaurant 

Ice Cream Parloi 

Fine Confectionery 

and Cigars 

Pleasant Lake, Ind. 


Pleasant Lake, Ind. 
Phone 46 

respect for the Strength of Truth. 
When last seen was good as new, 
having been used only on state oc- 
casions. Anyone seeing or hearing 
of a stray R. F. T. S. of T. will 
confer a great favor by notifying 
Donald S. 

WANTED— Fresh hearts to break. 
Don't go to other quack heart 
busters, who egotistically label 
themselves "Apollos," but come 
direct to the original heart buster 
and lady-killer, who does business at 
the same old stand every day and 

evg. Yours for a Broken Heart, 
Lawrence W. 

WANTED TO SELL — One boun- 
teous box of grub bought by me at 
the liocks Soshal never been used. 
Consists of the following: Two big 
J-lamburgers, with one-fourth inch 
slice of onion (very precious) in 
each, and with all accessories. This 
fine dinner and the beautiful box it 
came in cost me 85c hard cash, but 
will sacrifice at a fraction of the or- 
iginal cost, in order to defray Hos- 
])ital Expenses caused by the receipt 
of this budget. Call any hour, day 
or night, on "King Boiler."